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Cleaning Perazzi Receiver?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by gjmen, Jun 2, 2009.

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  1. gjmen

    gjmen Member

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    I was thinking of soaking my full action and trigger assembly in some type of mineral spirits or thinner then blow dry with compressed air. Then lubing where nessesary. Good idea or bad? Thanks, gjmen
     
  2. otnot

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    It won't hurt it. I take out the firing pins and do the same thing then blow it dry and soak it down with Breakfree then blow it dry again. I do this about every 5,000 rounds.

    Jim
     
  3. whiz white

    whiz white Strong Supporter of Trapshooting Banned

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    About once a year, I'll soak mine in lacquer thinner in a vibrasonic cleaner, then oil thoroughly.

    WW
     
  4. RunGunIPSC

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    Use Electric Parts Cleaner in a spray can. Get it at an auto parts store. Remove trigger,stock,etc. Spray like crazy. DO IT OUTSIDE DOWNWIND. Oil it up with your fave
     
  5. atashooter

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    Mineral Spirits will do the job fine.
     
  6. Snooky

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    MX-12 fixed trigger, coil spring. Do you guys use the same procedure and what kind of lubricant? I shoot about 8000 rounds per year.

    Thanks
    Snooky
     
  7. B.C.

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    If it's Case Colored don't use lacquer thinner or brake cleaner or the like,it will remove the finish , we use mineral spirits at KI ! Hope this helps.B.C.
     
  8. goatskin

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    When I get a new-old gun (mostly SxS these days), I put the action in a "Tupperware"-ish container of mineral spirits and leave it on top of the dryer for a few days ... or put it on the floorboard if I'm going somewhere.

    Oil? I usually use a barely-damp shaving brush with Sperm Oil or Duck oil and explore the insides well. CLP Breakfree is a decent substitute. :)

    Bob
     
  9. PerazziBigBore

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    Mineral sprits.. remove what you know how to put back... soak.. clean as many holes and grooves as you can.. blow dry.. soak again.. repeat the process.. dry.. lube with tri-flo when all is finished.. This is a good time to change your springs..especially the top lever return spring.. and the locking bolt catch spring..
     
  10. g7777777

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    supposedly those vibratory cleaners are the cats meow- never used one

    regards from Iowa

    Gene
     
  11. whiz white

    whiz white Strong Supporter of Trapshooting Banned

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    Gene: I always wanted one, but the goods ones were/are so darn expensive.

    I had the general shop manager for H-S Precision Tactical over here one afternoon doing some "free" work on his personal computer and made the above commnet.

    As it turned out, his wife was working her last days at Magnum Diamond here. The company made small, extremely high tech razor knives used in the new lasik eye surgery field. The company had been bought out and was moving the operation to Calif.

    Ben said that the company had pallets of these NIB cleaners heading for the dump. He said he grabbed several. Seems that when they sold the instruments, they included the cleaners, but the hang-up was that they were designed for the European markets and current.

    I got a couple for nothing, and took them apart. I did a trace on the circuit board and felt that if I cut a resistor or two (can't remember), I *might* be able to use USA 110V. Also the circuit board was USA made, so a call to their techs ultimately, and reluctantly got me a "Yes, this is correct."

    Best damn deal I ever made. Wished I'd gotten more of them.

    Whiz
     
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