Mpro 7 Cleaner question

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Re: Mpro 7 Cleaner question

Post by kwilliams » Fri May 20, 2022 10:21 am

Jackrabbit I concur, after 50 yrs of wd-40 use, no hard film, shellac, varnish etc. Not spraying a clock movement, so no concern there. I acknowledge the perceived benefits of synthetic oils and greases some of which I do regularly use. Just never had a issue on my shooting collection or the 100 plus molds I douse with it either. 48 hrs later I see no reaction with wd-40 and Mpro on my polished test plate.

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Re: Mpro 7 Cleaner question

Post by gus65 » Sat May 21, 2022 9:55 am

Will you guys share your thoughts/experiences with Ballistol for wiping between shots, for cleaning the bore after the shooting session and also for storage for 6 months or more? Thanks in advance.

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Re: Mpro 7 Cleaner question

Post by kwilliams » Sat May 21, 2022 10:28 am

I used Ballistol & water for my bore pigs for 2 seasons, worked well enough. Then went to Napa oil and water, again worked ok too. No corrosion...ever. No bluing or color case issues. Ballistol is just harder to find by me here.
Got some minimal leading after long strings of shots in the 110f plus heat last year with GG bullets.
So now will go the Mpro route for this season in GG and PP.

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Re: Mpro 7 Cleaner question

Post by arnie » Fri May 27, 2022 9:08 pm

I had the same reaction once as KW. I wiped a barrel inside with Corrosion X oil after cleaning and two days later I sent a dry patch through the barrel and then one with Ballistol and it came out black. Don't know why. The dry patch came out clean so the ballistol picked something up the dry patch didnt.

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Re: Mpro 7 Cleaner question

Post by opencountry » Sun May 29, 2022 5:26 pm

kwilliams wrote:
Tue May 17, 2022 3:45 pm
Been using Napa oil and water previously with no issues.
Same, 10:1 mix. Full loads in 45-110 (111 grns.), & 45-90 (94 grns.), 100% 9# cotton-patched, 16:1 mix 540 gr. MB, bore-dia.
While shooting I now wipe the bore with (3) damp patches of Napa oil/H20 (10:1 mix).
After shooting I use the same wiping procedure above followed by a final tight-fitting damp cleaning patch of 'Three Rivers Unlimited New Improved Black Powder Solvent', stroked back and forth thru bore before drying with a couple dry patches, then oiling the bore with EEZOX Gun Care.
I've tried a couple of the formulas others have mentioned on the forum here with the idea of getting the bore really clean, but found that this method has done it all. I'm thinking that the Three Rivers Solvent is doing the job as well.

Just my thoughts,

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Re: Mpro 7 Cleaner question

Post by desert deuce » Mon Jun 20, 2022 11:12 pm

FWIW.......was shooting my trusty 44-70 this past Thursday at Tucson Rifle Club on silhouette swingers.

Temperature was 111F and Humidity was 16%, in the shade.

Was wiping with BACO bore wipes two felts dipped in MPro7 cleaner and chased with a 2 1/4" cotton patch damp with 50/50 Audi antifreeze and distilled water between shots.

After 46 rounds no leading and the barrel got pretty hot.

FWIW, it is a dry heat.
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