Cleaning Brushes

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  1. M-61

    M-61 "Quis Separabit" Gold $$ Contributor

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    Struggling with trying to really good cleaning brushes. Anyone have recommendations?
    25 to 30 cal range
     
  2. Dan S

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    I love Montana x-tremes products. I think midwayusa carry’s. Very nicely made
     
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  3. laveritt

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    I use Dewey brushes and buy them direct in the dozen packs to save.

    Performance & useful life is great.
     
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  4. Willie

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    Because I use a lot of BoreTech products, I like their brushes. No false positives on copper. I also keep a good supply of bronze brushes for the dirty work. It's also handy to have bore and chamber mops to fit each caliber.
     
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    I like the 12 packs of bronze rifle brushes that of Sinclair/Brownells sells.
    Ben
     
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    Dewey or Pro Shot bronze brushes.
     
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  7. M-61

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    Thanks for all the suggestions guys.
    Chuck
     
  8. jepp2

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    I'll just list the features I seek in bronze brushes (you didn't say if you wanted bronze metal or nylon but DO NOT get stainless):

    - brass wire core
    - loop end, not cut
    - fits the bore properly (not too tight or loose)
     
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    hard to beat Brunos for brushes
     
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  10. Twicepop

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    My most recent experience with Sinclair brushes will have me looking elsewhere. They were pistol brushes that shed their bristles after a couple of strokes through the bore. It didn't seem to matter what caliber I was using, they ALL shed their bristles and I was left with an almost bare core. I won't be buying anymore from them. A friend of mine said the same thing happened to him using Sinclair brushes.
     
  11. JRS

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    Do you want bronze, or nylon? Though both are abrasive and work well, bronze brushes are stiffer.
     
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    I bought Dewey brushes once and found they fit much to loose. Montana Extreme and Iosso are very good
     
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  13. Dusty Stevens

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    Pro shot brushes work well
     
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    I have been trying Boresmith brushes and their triangle patch. So far I have been pleased with the results. I have ran them on .22, .25 and .30cals.
     
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    I agree with what Jepp said, I usually look for Borwnells "Special Line" brushes. They have a brass core and the loop end and since I use them on a Dewey rod and they can be ordered for Deweys, they fit the bill.

    Adam
     

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