The amount of acetic acid is pretty limited in Vinegar, and it's doubtlessAnduril said:I don't hear much about using a soplution of Simple Green to clean BP firearms anymore. Has anybody had a bad experience with this stuff? It sounds safer to use in a barrel than acetic acid (vinegar).
777-Not to be contentious but virtually all modern primers and caps are non corrosive the erosion is from hot gases flowing through. It's not aTriple Se7en said:Also, that Brite Bore that I mentioned above should be used to clean your breechplugs & nipples when using in-lines with those oversized 209 primers. Burnt residue from those caps will very slowly erode & clog up your nipple & breechplug if you're cleaning them with standard solvents. .
If I may......Please, oh please get rid of the WD-40! Try LPS-2 or my favorite is Ballistol Lube (used in Europe for many years). I'm sure fredj will have something to offer.Virginia Yank said:At the risk of offending virtually everyone, I use OXYCLEAN in warm water. Very little scrubbing is required to clean up the fouling. I then rinse with hot water and blow dry the barrel with compressed air. After that a couple of alcohol patches topped off with WD-40.