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Old 08-15-2008, 03:22 PM
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wondering if anyone knows how to clean the marks from the sides of the cylinder from firing my 329pd with titanium cylinder.i dont mind it terribly but i would like to clean it fully sometimes. clp and hoppes elite dont seem to phase it? thanks.
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wondering if anyone knows how to clean the marks from the sides of the cylinder from firing my 329pd with titanium cylinder.i dont mind it terribly but i would like to clean it fully sometimes. clp and hoppes elite dont seem to phase it? thanks.
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I clean My 342Ti Cylinder with Birchwood Casey's Bore Scrubber & a Plastic Bore Brush on the inside of the charge holes & used a bit of that sauce on a micro fiber rag on the outside of the cylinder & it removed all the burn marks from the sides of the Titainium cylinder, It did not remove all the burn rings from the cylinders face, I also scrubbed that area with the BCBS using a Tooth Brush..
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Believe it or not, try BonAmi. That's right. The kitchen cleanser. It says on the can, never scratched, never will. So I gave it a try. Works beautifully. No scratches, no finish wear. I know somebody's going to pipe in that you should only use products that are specifically for firearms. Like alot of people say, guns are only tools. Mostly steel and/or aluminum. Unless it's a blued piece, I don't worry about damaging the finish, for the most part. I have used BonAmi for years with no ill effects. Give it a try. You will be pleasantly surprised.
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is birchwood casey bore scrubber a degreaser or solvent? i use synthetic safe shooters choice degreaser and it doesnt phase it.not familiar with bonami either. thanks.
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You can find it a your local supermarket in the kitchen cleaner isle.
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thanks a bunch eddieb! got the bonami and it worked to perfection! gun looks new when i want it to again. good stuff! keep shooting.
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Glad I could help.
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Hey eddieb, are you using the Cleaning Power or the Polishing Cleanser? Plus have you used this on a blued gun?
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I use Hoppes No.9 on the titanium cylinders of both my S&W 646 and 327.
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Hey eddieb, are you using the Cleaning Power or the Polishing Cleanser? Plus have you used this on a blued gun?
Polishing cleanser. I have not used it on a blued gun.
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is birchwood casey bore scrubber a degreaser or solvent? i use synthetic safe shooters choice degreaser and it doesnt phase it.not familiar with bonami either. thanks.
The Birchwood Casey's Bore Scrubber is a 2-in-1 Bore Cleaner, For Copper & Nitro Fouling..
Good Stuff, It works for me..
I was told about it here @ The S&W Forum for use on a 642-2 & that it wouldn't harm that fragile finish..
Here's a Link to Birchwood Casey's the Bore Scrubber is down under Gun Scrubber
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this forum is a great source of info. without help i would never tried bonami. anyone with a titanium cylinder should have this stuff! i was going to look at walmart but i found it at a local hardware store first.keep shooting!
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I tried Bonami on my 329PD to clean the smudges off the outside of the cylinder without success. I put a little Bonami in a small bowl with a little bit of water to make a paste and rubbed it into the smudge with a rag. Tried for a bit with little effect other than making the spot a bit brighter, not the effect I was looking for.

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Have you tryed Simichome polish? Its Very gentle. A old timer told me its safe for even Colts Royal Blue. Most gun shops have it in small tubes. worth a try.
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After looking at my cylinder I think that it may have been coated. Most look a bit on the grey side while mine looks the same black as the frame which leads me to believe the previous owner may have had it coated when he got the barrel ported. The spot I used the Bonami on started looking a bit on the grey side so I stopped.

I think I will just let well enough alone, shoot the revolver and enjoy it while letting it look used.

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