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Old 04-03-2019, 06:12 PM
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Removing a Lead Doughnut in front of Chamber



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A friend of mine mentioned to me that after shooting many rounds in a rimfire a lead doughnut can form in front of the chamber. He told me that a company in the past made a brass reamer or ferrule you could go in an turn by hand to remove the lead doughnut.

Any of you aware of such a tool? I searched Brownells and could not find one.

I have a bore scope that I could use to look in my 41 barrels, but have not done it yet.

Any information you could pass along would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Jeff
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Old 04-03-2019, 07:02 PM
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Iíve used this, it worked for heavy lead.

https://www.brownells.com/gun-cleani...prod21587.aspx
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Lots of info

on removing 'the crud ring' on the 10/22 forum.
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1911nut, I did see that from Brownells but that only works on 32 cal and larger.

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If you are referring to the carbon ring buildup located right before the rifling starts you may want to think about these products. They make quick work of if.

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Thereís a lot of discussion about the ring that forms at the front of a 22 rimfire chamber being a conglomerate of carbon, lead, powder residue, et al.

Thereís solvents that can remove all these. Iíve been using PatchOut and the carbon remover from https://sharpshootr.com These are good products and are non-toxic.

They have a lead remover as well..

I like to soak with solvents before I try the mechanic/grinding methods.
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Old 04-04-2019, 04:42 PM
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Many a word has been typed about the carbon ring and how to remove it, one active inthe CZ threads. AS far as a tool, look up DrGunner's tools he sells it cheap or youcan make your own.

Chemicals look up BoreTech and Montana Extreme for a specific carbon killer, as 22's only suffer from carbon and lead. I have found anything that breaks carbon does a good job no matter if it comes from the LGS or the auto parts store.
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