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#3133226 - 01/21/13 03:35 PM .22 lead ammo
bobthebowhunter
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I picked up a new 10/22 over the holidays. It's in very good shape and I want it to stay that way. Somewhere along the way I've picked up the notion that lead ammo isn't the best option. Is there any reason I shouldn't use the lead?
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#3133260 - 01/21/13 04:05 PM Re: .22 lead ammo [Re: bobthebowhunter]
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No reason at all. Just clean it periodically
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#3133315 - 01/21/13 04:43 PM Re: .22 lead ammo [Re: W C]
bobthebowhunter
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 Originally Posted By: W C
No reason at all. Just clean it periodically


Is there any particular solvent that works better for lead?
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#3133324 - 01/21/13 04:49 PM Re: .22 lead ammo [Re: bobthebowhunter]
Wes Parrish
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I think it's hard to beat Hoppe's #9.
Works, it's cheap, and it doesn't stink as bad as many others.

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#3133344 - 01/21/13 05:04 PM Re: .22 lead ammo [Re: bobthebowhunter]
Chaneylake
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 Originally Posted By: bobthebowhunter
 Originally Posted By: W C
No reason at all. Just clean it periodically


Is there any particular solvent that works better for lead?


"pure turpentine" is about the best that you can use, I have bought every brand there is, the guys out West convinced me to use what they do

Its all that I now use in my Shiloh Sharps .40-65 and if these type rifle gets or holds lead in the barrel they just will not shoot, many times I will cork the crown of rifle and fill barrel with pure turpentine, when finished dry the barrel then oil

its available at any Lowe's
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#3133408 - 01/21/13 05:49 PM Re: .22 lead ammo [Re: Chaneylake]
mike243
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lead is the best ammo for 22's,the barrel will last many lifetimes,copper coated will drop that down to a couple life times \:\)
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