Topic Options
#7062086 - 11/10/12 09:22 AM Shotgun chamber rust
passport Online   content
Campfire Tracker

Registered: 10/04/06
Posts: 7454
Loc: Rockford, MI
Just picked up an old M-12 in 20 bore and there is a slight ring of rust in the chamber where the brass sits, not really bad but I think it grabs the spent hull sightly on ejection. Gun still cycles fine but dose not throw the spent hull as far as I think it should.

Other than wrapping a brush in steel wool and oil and working it with a drill is there a better way I can remove the rust?


Edited by passport (11/10/12 09:25 AM)
_________________________
It’s a magazine not a clip......

Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least.”
- Lord Chesterfield. 1750

Top
CI16728
#7062312 - 11/10/12 11:16 AM Re: Shotgun chamber rust [Re: passport]
Malm Offline
Campfire Ranger

Registered: 10/03/08
Posts: 1628
Loc: SLC, Ut
Get yourself a 1/2 wooden dowel and cut a slot in the end. Chuck it in a drill motor. Insert a piece of green Scotch Brite pad in the slot, apply a little oil and go for it.

If I need something a little more aggressive, I use one of these:

http://www.brownells.com/gunsmith-tools-...e-prod7930.aspx

http://www.brownells.com/gunsmith-tools-...e--prod647.aspx

_________________________
Lock, Stock and Barrel gunworks
SLC, Ut
USMC 69-73

"This is my rifle, there are many like it but this one is mine. My rifle is my best friend, it is my life."

Top
#7079200 - 11/15/12 03:17 PM Re: Shotgun chamber rust [Re: Malm]
bearbacker Offline
Campfire Regular

Registered: 09/19/06
Posts: 682
If you want something a bit less aggressive, you might try some Flitz metal polish. Rub it into a patch between your fingers and then wrap the patch around a cleaning mop or brush. Use it by hand or power it with a drill; your choice.

Top
#7079216 - 11/15/12 03:20 PM Re: Shotgun chamber rust [Re: bearbacker]
Jericho Offline
Campfire Tracker

Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 5899
Isnt there a tool for this called a honer?

Top
#7080915 - 11/16/12 06:24 AM Re: Shotgun chamber rust [Re: Jericho]
Redneck Offline
Campfire Oracle

Registered: 01/28/01
Posts: 38527
Loc: TAXHELLWI. USA
Originally Posted By: Jericho
Isnt there a tool for this called a honer?
Yep.. A Sunnin (sp?) hone.. For older, cheap shotguns with very rough chambers a Sunnin hone and 500 grit stones will help remove a lot of roughness.. finish up like Malm stated - use a slotted dowel wrapped with wet/dry paper of 360-600 grit..
_________________________

NSA & Zero - Hey! GFY..
NRA Patron member.
Ex - USN(TM3-SS) USS Razorback SS-394 '68-'69

Top


Moderator:  RickBin, SYSOP 
CLICK HERE for GREAT DEALS on TALLEY RINGS AND BASES!
Support Our Sponsors 1
Who's Online
652 registered (10generation, 10ring1, 10gaugemag, 1OntarioJim, 12savage, 82 invisible), 1715 Guests and 367 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Support Our Sponsors 2
Forum Stats
51127 Members
72 Forums
647688 Topics
9306876 Posts

Max Online: 4366 @ 10/05/10 09:36 AM
Support Our Sponsors 3










Copyright 0„8 2000-2015 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved.