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Old 11-21-2004, 09:42 AM   #1
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How to remove Aluminum from M1A barrel finish?? Thank You!!

Hello, While barrel was in holder in vice it twisted and some Aluminum transfered on to the barrel. Can anyone tell me how to remove it without hurting the park finish? Thanks..
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Old 11-21-2004, 03:32 PM   #2
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0000 steel wool and oil. Rub lightly till the aluminum is gone.
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Old 11-21-2004, 04:48 PM   #3
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copper brush and wipe with oil
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Old 11-21-2004, 08:36 PM   #4
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Either of the above work well....
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Old 11-22-2004, 02:52 PM   #5
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50 cal. Tommo, ONTARGETFL. Gentlemen, Thank You!! The 0000 steel wool & some CLP worked great!! I was really bummed about this & didn't think I could remove without damaging the Park. Again THANKS!
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Old 11-22-2004, 09:59 PM   #6
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Get a piece of leather for your vice. The leather will grip very well and will not mar the finish
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Old 11-23-2004, 01:29 PM   #7
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Glad to help.
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