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Old 09-16-2019, 10:40 PM
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Default Best way to clean this old cap gun

Hey folks!!! What's the best way to clean this old cap gun? Thanks

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Old 09-17-2019, 09:39 AM
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It does not look like it is iron but probable one of those white metals.

Maybe just scrub with soap and water?
Or careful tooth picking?
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Old 09-25-2019, 06:27 PM
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I'm thinking just gently scrub it with soap and water.

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Old 09-25-2019, 07:11 PM
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If it were me, I would dry scrub with a brush first, then if you want to clean it further add water. Those are brittle, not sure what they are made of, but they corrode very easily. I have the same one somewhere around here... Nice find!

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Old 10-05-2019, 07:20 PM
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You've been given good advice to use dry brush then use soap and water. From experience, if you want to loosen those inner workings use PB Blaster. Will loosen it up, just give it time.

It looks like you have a nice, intact cap gun there. You might be able to get it working. Good find!

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Old 10-10-2019, 06:00 PM
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Be sure to post up some pics when you get it cleaned up!

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