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#6681934 - 02/20/17 08:14 PM 91% rubbing alcohol?
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Any one here discover 91+ % alcohol along with carb and or brake cleaner work great for cleaning rifles,,, not talking the barrel,,, just for other miscellaneous parts... ?

NOTE/CAUTION,,,, brake and carb clean is strong stuff test a small area before using on anything other than metal !


Edited by 2hellandback (02/20/17 08:19 PM)

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#6682097 - 02/20/17 11:32 PM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: 2hellandback]
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I run 91% down the bore especially after using a solvent to neutralize the solvent.

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#6682119 - 02/21/17 12:34 AM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: spg]
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Originally Posted By: spg
I run 91% down the bore especially after using a solvent to neutralize the solvent.


For the bore i use gunslick foam and then bore tech eliminator and then coat with break free CLP, OH and only plastic bore brushes. I let the chemical do the work....


Edited by 2hellandback (02/21/17 06:16 PM)

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#6682681 - 02/21/17 02:02 PM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: 2hellandback]
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91% alcohol, what is this called at CVS??
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#6682696 - 02/21/17 02:12 PM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: 2hellandback]
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I keep a case of 99% ISO on the shelf.
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#6682934 - 02/21/17 06:02 PM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
91% alcohol, what is this called at CVS??


91% rubbing alcohol ! But much cheaper at wally world, than at CVS

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#6682937 - 02/21/17 06:04 PM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: Cast]
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Originally Posted By: Cast
I keep a case of 99% ISO on the shelf.


Good stuff ! Red bottle can also be used to make home made, lanolin spray on case lube! Best case lube in the world !


Edited by 2hellandback (02/21/17 06:17 PM)

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#6688264 - 02/26/17 10:34 PM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: 2hellandback]
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I use Ballistol with good results. Are you using things like alcohol, brake cleaner, and carb cleaner because of the lower cost?
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#6692561 - 03/02/17 08:52 AM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: 2hellandback]
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I just use a foaming cleaner and patch it out good and a oiled patch if I don't plan to shoot it right away.

Sadly I haven't shot my 270 enough in the past 4 years that it needs cleaning crying
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#6693070 - 03/02/17 05:51 PM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: postoak]
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Originally Posted By: postoak
I use Ballistol with good results. Are you using things like alcohol, brake cleaner, and carb cleaner because of the lower cost?


No i use it because spray pressure will blast out grease, oil, grime and dirt in hard to reach areas and it is quick to dry.

Ether starting fluid works good to ,,,, just dont be smoking while using... flame


Edited by 2hellandback (03/03/17 06:29 AM)

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#6696186 - 03/05/17 07:11 PM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: 2hellandback]
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Something to think about. Will watch this thread some more

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#6707227 - 03/16/17 04:52 PM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: 2hellandback]
redmist1 Offline
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definitely brake cleaner

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#6708303 - 03/17/17 09:50 PM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: 2hellandback]
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What to use for cosmolean?

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#6708414 - 03/18/17 07:11 AM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: 2hellandback]
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Originally Posted By: 2hellandback
Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
91% alcohol, what is this called at CVS??


91% rubbing alcohol ! But much cheaper at wally world, than at CVS
when I asked at wally, was told they don't carry it, had to order on line.
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#6709753 - 03/19/17 11:32 PM Re: 91% rubbing alcohol? [Re: Cast]
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Originally Posted By: Cast
I keep a case of 99% ISO on the shelf.


What uses is the 99% good for?
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