what l do to make a new howa better

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Re: what l do to make a new howa better

Post by marksman » 13 Jan 2020, 8:55 pm

sungazer wrote:[quote="marksman"So what ewuipment & process do you bolt lug lappers use to ensure youve got all the cutting compound out of the area the lugs live in...?

l saturate the area with brake cleaner and squash a rag into the the hole twisting it, then do the same using inox
l also use bent q-tips soaked in inox and lots of compressed air


I do the same and sometimes I will run hot to boiling water through the action and bore as well if I have been using a bore past or cutting compound. The water will work well for softening up carbon and heating up the barrel as well which helps all the chemicals with better efficiency.[/quote]

boiling hot water is a good one sungazer, it drys straight away :thumbsup: :drinks:


hmmm not sure what happened there :lol:
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Re: what l do to make a new howa better

Post by Stix » 13 Jan 2020, 10:23 pm

If its what i think it meant... :huh:

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Re: what l do to make a new howa better

Post by sungazer » 14 Jan 2020, 9:32 am

What went wrong was the multiple quotes thing and trying to get around it. It does make trying to get a flow of conversation difficult sometimes.
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