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    Breaking in a new barrel

    Was hoping someone might have a few suggestions a new shooter. I've read a few different articles, all claiming to be the "right" way to break in a new barrel. Everything from cleaning after every shot, to once every 20 shots. What exactly am I looking for as I swab the barrel? I apologize...
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    Breaking In Kriger AR15 Barrel

    FNG here. This is my first post here and its about a new upper I just purchased. I bought a 18'' SPR upper from Denny at Global Tactical. It has a Kriger 1.7:7 twist, with M4 feedramps, BCM BCG. Its mated to a RRA lower with a Giessle trigger and a 3.5-15 NF. I was wondering if any one on...
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    Breaking in an 18in SS Noveske Barrel

    I just got a SS Noveske barrel that I am currently breaking in. After every 10 shots I am cleaning out the barrel as was recommended. I do this at the range and for me my boresnake is the easiest thing to carry around with me. Is the boresnake adequate for cleaning during the break in process...
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    Breaking in a brand new M1A

    Ok boys and girls I finaly got my my first M1A and it hasn't been shot yet. Matter of factly I just got it yesterday. Now I have a question about the ammunition that I am going to use. It is surplus ammo. Yes its pretty old but I got it for free so I'm not going to complain. I was wondering if...
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    Gunsmithing Breaking down a Saiga 7.62X39 Rifle.

    I know this is a bit off the topics usually covered here on the hide, but I just came across a Saiga 7.62x39 rifle. Its a cheap AK knock off and I'm just having fun with it. I've replaced the stock and grip, and working on a new trigger and bolt. I'm also putting a new fore end on with...