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cleaning cylinder face

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Travlin
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Re: cleaning cylinder face

Post by Travlin » Fri Sep 02, 2022 10:06 pm

For the front of the cylinders on my two stainless revolvers I use a little stainless polish and it makes appear to be unfired.
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Bill.68
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Re: cleaning cylinder face

Post by Bill.68 » Sun Sep 04, 2022 1:02 pm

A lead Away cloth and a Pink Pearl eraser works a charm.
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JimCunn
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Re: cleaning cylinder face

Post by JimCunn » Tue Sep 20, 2022 8:53 pm

I just rub the cylinder face with a little oil on my thumb. Don't see any need to go hog wild on it.
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TheBackyardRange
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Re: cleaning cylinder face

Post by TheBackyardRange » Thu Sep 22, 2022 1:21 am

On stainless, I just clean it with a brass bristle brush and brite bore, then clean the discoloration with mother’s mag polish. Use a short bristle brush like a .22 cal bore brush. It’s easier to control the surface you’re cleaning so you don’t scuff up the sides of the cylinder. After a few times, the front of the cylinder becomes very smooth and is easier to remove the carbon.
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