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Gun Care Question: Cleaning Vera
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 11:48 AM
Quote:My question was, how long would it take to dismantle, clean and reassemble Vera? I mean, if Jayne was doing it competitively/in order to impress others.
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"Well, so long Earth. Thanks for the air... and what-not." -Philip J. Fry _________________The more we are protected, the more we are trapped within. -P. Gabriel----Nothin' worse than a monster who thinks he's right with god. -Mal
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 4:24 AM
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012 9:55 AM
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012 4:17 PM
Quote:Originally posted by NewOldBrownCoat:
total time with re-assembly, what ? Maybe 30 seconds?
Cleaning the Callahan Fullbore Autolock:
- Field-strip the weapon as described.
- Using a coated carbon-fiber rod and a brass jag, swab the bore from the breech end using a cotton patch soaked in a ferro-bronze solvent such as Geezer's Bore Blaster, Then swab with the activator and set aside for 30 minutes. Breathing, eye, and skin protection is highly recommended when using ferro-bronze solvents.
- Use a carbon-release spray to clean the trigger group, and then apply only Mark 17 lubricating film to all parts but the sear.
- With a brush and ethyl alcohol, remove any deposits from the bolt unit. (grain alcohol of at least 120 proof can be used if ethyl alcohol is not available). Apply a light film of Mark 17 to the bolt.
- After 30 minutes have passed, swab deposits from the bore with a copper-bronze brush, followed by patches soaked in alternating solvent and activator. When the activator patches no longer turn blue, the ferro-bronze deposits have been removed and the bore can be lightly oiled.
- Using a solvent-soaked Q-tip, clean the muzzle brake ports.
- Using a soft cloth, wipe all parts of the weapon to remove dust, blood, and other contaminants, and re-assemble the Callahan by reversing the field-stripping procedure.
Thursday, June 14, 2012 2:33 PM
Quote:Originally posted by BYTEMITE:
Who would beat the others at a shooting gallery, Zoe, Mal, or Jayne?
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