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Tipton Deluxe 1-Piece Carbon Fiber Cleaning Rod 40
Unfortunately Tipton Deluxe 1-Piece Carbon Fiber Cleaning Rod 40 is no longer carried by OpticsPlanet.
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Carbon fiber is well-suited to the tough tasks assigned to cleaning rods. It combines the best features of stainless steel and coated cleaning rods, then adds valuable properties of its own. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, US military armorers called on Tipton to provide cleaning rods that would clean service rifles in demanding conditions. It made sense to us: Carbon fiber is an ideal material for cleaning rods. Stainless steel rods can scratch or wear barrels if they're used carelessly - though they won't pick up potentially damaging small abrasive particles. "Coated" rods get part of the job done - they keep the stainless steel shaft from damaging your barrel's rifling, but the coating will pick up small abrasive particles, which means you're effectively running fine-grit sandpaper through your bore. Carbon fiber rods are the best of both: the carbon fiber can't scratch your bore like stainless steel, and they won't embed like coated rods. Tipton Deluxe 1 Piece Carbon Fiber Cleaning Rod 40+ features an ergonomically designed handle that spins on two sets of ball bearings - which results a cleaning rod that smoothly follows the rifling both pushing and pulling, even while under pressure. The "shank-through" construction also allows the user to apply "reasonable" hammer blows to the end of the cleaning rod to get a tight patch through a bore.
This as a great rod. Good strong rod that does not flex and does not damage the chamber or bore. However the steel end of the handle will break off it hit hard...one broke off on me when rod fell over and hit concrete pad and one broke when I was t...