Henry is at full production. Good news for all!
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Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:05 pm
would a 35 rem work?? that way I would know it is long.
I love the bore snakes, have 4 of them.
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I agree with the use of the boar snake. Yes, it is difficult to pull through. But, I believe that means it is doing the job it was intended to do. I have never seen any residue after using my bore snake. If I ever do, I will move to the brush and patch and rod system.
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A bore snake won’t remove copper fouling but will do a nice job cleaning powder residue and other contaminates in the bore. Every now and then it’s a good idea to run a copper remover such as Eliminator. I shoot local F Class matches where we shoot 88 shots and find that I get considerable copper fouling doing so. Running a solvent such as Eliminator will cause the patches to turn green as they pick up the fouling. I keep brushing (nylon) and running patches until the green no longer appears. This can take awhile and doing a solvent soak a couple of times helps.
Just remembered I used to have a 35 cal rifle bore snake but I gave it to the guy I sold my 35 Rem to. Probably should have kept it but as noted earlier, the handgun length works fine with the Henry 20” barrels.
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Jerry, I had the same experience with my first boresnake, which was just last year. I thought it was stuck, but, stubborn as I am, I pulled hard & it came on thru. Like you, I found out that was the nature of the beast. All's well.
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New bore snakes are a tight fit. However that pop as it comes out is fun!
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