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Cleaning my stainless rugers after shooting a match with black powder is a snap, pull the grips, pop out the cylinder, put the cylinders and frames in the dishwasher (I admit it scaired the **** out of me the first time I tried it) squirt a little Ballistol in the action when finished, put the grips back on and I'm done.

What I need is someone to experiment with blued pistols for me :grin: I just don't have the intestinal fortitude to try it with my Colts!!!



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No. none at all, B/P residue is all water soluible and goes down the drain easily, but then that is probably a fairly large volume of water for a small amount of residue. Though I have heard horror stories of rings being left in plastic types of bathtubs, I've never encountered any problems with porcelen, enamel, or steel containers.

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If you use powdered detergent in your dishwasher you might want to avoid cleaning a blued gun in it. I'm assuming you are using the stuff, that is. I've had our machine repaired at one time and learned from the repair guy that the powders contain silica which is like sand. That's what gives them the "scrubbing" ability. It actually sandblasts the gunk off. Might be a tad rough on blueing after a few cycles... just a thought.
 

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Loozinit, I was afraid that was the way it worked. Might have to invent my own "gun wash", market it, retire to shooting full time! Thanks for the insight.

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