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For you precision shooters out there, what is your company of choice for cleaning supplies, bore guides, etc?  I am looking to purchase an ultimate kit to preserve the accuracy of my rifles.  I was thinking about the bore guide system from Stoney Point and Tipton or Dewey accessories.  With the bore guide, is it critical that I buy a carbon fiber rod, to prevent rifling damage, or will the brass or Stainless be OK?

 

Thanks in advance!

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I use a Stoney Point guide and Dewey Rods.

I'd stick with carbon fiber.

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I prefer carbon fiber, but really any quality cleaning rod should work fine.  I like carbon fiber and stainless steel ones.

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Originally posted by koshkin koshkin wrote:

I prefer carbon fiber, but really any quality cleaning rod should work fine.  I like carbon fiber and stainless steel ones.

ILya

 

Holy Christmas!! 

 

Koshkin and I actually agree on something!!

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Don't let it go to your head, cheaptrick.

Even you occasionally happen to be right (as evidenced by the fast that we agreed).  I strongly suspect this is due to the fact that Nikon does not make cleaning rods and your severe case of nikonitis has no bearing on the topic of this discussion.

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Does that mean that I suffer from bushnelltosis??? Is there a cure for this ailment?
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Bushnelltosis is a mildly infectuous disease, in many ways similar to Nikonitis.  However, as a proud owner of a Bushnell Elite 4200 6-24x40 I find Bushnelltosis has a much milder effect on the ability to evaluate optics objectively than does Nikonitis. 

I myself am a recovering Sightronitis sufferer (as SIghtron keeps raising prices, it becomes less of a deal).

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Originally posted by koshkin koshkin wrote:

However, as a proud owner of a Bushnell Elite 4200 6-24x40 I find Bushnelltosis has a much milder effect on the ability to evaluate optics objectively than does Nikonitis.  
ILya

 

Ouch!!! 

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No worries.  It will pass and one day you'll be free of this horrible ailment.  Until then though:



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Sounds like there may be a different kind of *itis going around!!  

AHH Man, I just stepped in it.   LOL

 



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