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Davidc    98
3 minutes ago, nodle said:

Ran any rounds though this yet?

 

I cleaned one of my pistols last night from when me @jmanz went shooting. Gonna do another tonight. It's kinda fun actually.

The wife hates the cleaning fluid smell. Have to go out to the garage or barn to do it. 

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nodle    622
3 minutes ago, Davidc said:

The wife hates the cleaning fluid smell. Have to go out to the garage or barn to do it. 

I love the smell of Hoppes.

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Davidc    98
2 minutes ago, nodle said:

I love the smell of Hoppes.

I'd like to use it as a cologne. I've picked the AR556 up a number of times. Sure like how it feels. The bushmaster Varminter with the 24 inch barrel and bipod is pretty unwieldy and heavy. (not a truck gun by any stretch) (limited to sniper gun almost exclusively) 

Looks pretty close to this one:

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nodle    622
4 minutes ago, Davidc said:

It was a dirty thing to do. 

I like em dirty, just like I like my women.

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nodle    622

I have been just using Wolf ammo .223, since I can get it for about $6 locally for 20 rounds. They are just FMJ, great for target shooting. Home defense maybe a Hornady.

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nodle    622
1 minute ago, Davidc said:

That's a good price. Do they group well? I suppose in a defense emergency, they'd take out an attacker. 

Quite well actually. I have used Wolf ammo a lot. Russian made and always a good price. My carry stuff I always go with a hollow point, but for target shooting works great.

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nodle    622
1 minute ago, Davidc said:

When you think about it, that's what 22 magnum prices were for the longest time. I wonder why 22 magnum gouges a guy so heavy? 

Supply and demand.

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nodle    622

Got the AR cleaned tonight. Not to hard to do, but one thing to get is a bore guide, it's a lifesaver. Thankfully my Dad has all the setup for it.

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Davidc    98

Ya I got a nylon bore guide. Keep from scratching stuff up. Some folks refuse to run brushes plastic or bronze down the bore. I don't know what to think on that. 

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nodle    622

A bronze brush is ok in the right manner, but not every time, its made for a lot of rounds and a pretty gunked up barrel. Never pull back on them though. Same with a patch I always push straight though. You can "short stroke" them, some guys do, but I prefer one direction.

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Davidc    98
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Adam,You don’t need to break in the barrel of your new Ruger AR-556. Take it out and shoot it. When I tested the AR-556 I treated it with Militec-1. It ran without a hitch and required minimal cleaning after 1,000 rounds. Although I expect any high quality lube to work well, the Militec-1 exceeded my expectations, so you might want to give it a try.Enjoy shooting your Ruger, it should give you many years of shooting pleasure.

Ed

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