PROPER BARREL BREAK-IN FOR THE PRECISION HIGH POWER RIFLE

By Outlaw Hunter

List of cleaning supplies

1> A good one piece cleaning rod suitable for caliber of rifle

2 > Bronze bore brush suitable for caliber of rifle

3 > Cotton flannel cleaning patches

4 > Cleaning jag suitable for caliber of rifle

5 > Bore guide suitable for rifle being cleaned

6 > Cleaning solvent such as Kroil , Hoppe’s No.9 , Break-Free or Shooter’s Choice

7 > Copper solvent such as Sweets 7.62

8 > Non-Embedding bore cleaning compound such as J-B or Remington Bore Cleaner

9 > Cradle or vise for holding rifle

10 > Time

Other supplies needed

1 > Non-Molly Coated Ammo suitable for rifle being Broken-in

2 > Safe place to shoot

3 > Time

Break-in

1 > Make sure rifle is unloaded

2 > Place rifle in cleaning cradle or vise

3 > Using bore guide and rod with bronze brush soaked in cleaning solvent scrub bore of rifle reapplying solvent as needed

4 > Using rod with jag push clean patches through bore till bore is dry

5 > If you are at safe place to shoot fire one round , if not go to safe place and fire one round

6 > Repeat steps 1 through 5 Five times

7 > After the fifth round repeat steps 1 through 4

8 > Then using the Non-Embedding bore cleaning compound and cleaning rod with jag

and bore guide , coat a clean patch with compound and make 10 passes through bore . Then do it again .

9 > Repeat steps 1 through 5 Five times

10 > Repeat steps 7 and 8

11 > Repeat steps 1 through 6 but fire 2 rounds each time

12 > Repeat steps 1 through 4 then 8 and 1 through 4 again

13 > Now repeat step 5 but fire 5 rounds

14 > Repeat step 12

15 > Repeat step 5 but fire 5 rounds

16 > Repeat step 12

17 > Repeat step 5 but fire 10 rounds

18 > Repeat step 12

19 > Using your Copper Solvent , Bore Guide , Cleaning Rod , Jag and Clean Patch , wet one patch and pass through bore .
Wait ONE MINUTE ! Push a clean dry patch through bore . Check patch for green color . If more than just trace of green is
present Repeat steps 13 through 18 . [ If it’s clean or has just a trace of green your done and ready to shoot ! ]

20 > After this using your Copper Solvent , Bore Guide , Cleaning Rod , Jag and Clean Patch , wet one patch and pass
through bore . Wait ONE MINUTE ! Push a clean dry patch through bore . Check patch for green color . If more than just a
trace of green is present Repeat steps 1 through 4 and see your gunsmith about fire lapping .