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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-09-2014, 12:37 PM Thread Starter
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Plastic fowling

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Anybody ever run into accuracy issues due to plastic build up in a rifled slug barrel? If so how could you tell that the plastic fowling was the culprit and did just hoppes #9 and a bronze brush remedy the problem?
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Re: Plastic fowling

I had accuracy problems with my encore 209x50 , shooting plastic sabots , used shooters choice choke tube cleaner ,it cleaned up the barrel and took care of the problem. plastic fouling is real and does cause accuracy problems.

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Re: Plastic fowling

I never noticed any problems with a slug barrel but you may have a valid concern.

I did notice a build up of plastic with certain trap / clay guns. I was very surprised about how much plastic I found when I started looking. So much so that I purchased a solvent designed to remove plastic.

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