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Cleaning stainless steel

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by 1100tt, Sep 4, 2011.

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  1. 1100tt

    1100tt Active Member

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    Whats the best way to clean gunpowder residue from a stainless steel revolver.Thanks
     
  2. oletymer

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    I bought stainless steel cleaner at Ace Hardware and it remove the discoloration.
     
  3. W.P.T.

    W.P.T. TS Member

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    There is a product called "Sheila Shine" that works like magic, I get it at Home Depot ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
  4. short shucker

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    Ammonia based glass cleaner works great for removing powder residue. I've been using this for years (a brass/nylon brush to scrub lightly on the hard spots). Works on blued guns as well, but don't forget to oil afterwards.

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  5. noknock1

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    I bought an 8 ounce bottle of blue magic liquid polish over 10 years ago. I have about two ounces left.

    It has worked great on the cylinder faces of my stainless smiths, etc... Brings them back to as close to as factory finish as a stainless steel revolver can look with thousands of rounds through them!
     
  6. Auctioneer

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    There is an item that I get at gunshows that is a cloth with what ever on it that does a great job cleaning S.S.
     
  7. msmith

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    Try WD40. Do not laugh, it works. Mike
     
  8. Libra1310

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    Mineral Spirits. I am a machinist and work with all forms of stainless.
     
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    This is what I use. Quick, easy, and works great on stainless, but not for use on blued guns.
     
  10. Bruce Em

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    Flitz is supposed to be good

    regards
     
  11. arend003

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    I use a product called "Never Dull" works great , at least for me
    Tom
     
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