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 Post subject: Cleaning Muller chokes
PostPosted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:14 pm 
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I may have commented on this before, but it is worth repeating.

Muller chokes are easy to clean; we all know that. However, if you do as I did and get lazy, you will have quite a cleaning chore in front of you. Sad experience has taught me to clean my chokes frequently. The problem seems to be that eventually crud will show up in a Muller choke. Crud adheres to crud much more readily than it does to the choke itself. This accumulated crud destroys those lovely and consistent patterns for which Muller chokes are famous.

Clean early--clean often and Mullers will do what they do so well.



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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:25 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 8:07 am 
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Typically, I'll clean mine every 200 - 300 shots. Sometimes I may go as long as 600 at a big match. I soak my Muller chokes in Slip 2000 for 20 minutes (max) and push the plastic crud right out with a bronze brush then wipe them clean as new with a cloth patch. So far (a couple of years worth of experience) I have not had issues with discoloration of the tube's coating. Maybe I have been lucky. YMMV.

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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 8:16 am 
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So just to clarify then, you can use a bronze brush for cleaning? I was always a little worried about the finish inside the choke. However to be honest, I have never cleaned any of my Muller chokes, it's been years of shooting them.

Maybe perhaps I will do that tonight.

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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:31 pm 
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I just run a Bore Snake through them a couple of times as I clean the Bbl.'s

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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
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thank you, I was talking to a co-worker today who shoots Mullers as well, and he said he does the same thing, he just uses the bore snakes.

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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:55 pm 
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andromeda673 wrote:
So just to clarify then, you can use a bronze brush for cleaning? I was always a little worried about the finish inside the choke. However to be honest, I have never cleaned any of my Muller chokes, it's been years of shooting them.

Maybe perhaps I will do that tonight.


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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
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I figure I always wanted a U2.25, so I just don't clean them.

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marist89 wrote:
I figure I always wanted a U2.25, so I just don't clean them.


LOL!!! Good one Jeff


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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:36 am 
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Jimmy Muller wrote:
marist89 wrote:
I figure I always wanted a U2.25, so I just don't clean them.


LOL!!! Good one Jeff


Well I litterally haven't cleaned mine in like 2,000 shots or so, I think I last cleaned them about Mid July maybe. So I'm rocking a U2.75 or for those that want to be technical, we will call it a 2-3/4 light heavy mod modified improved. Only good for anything from 20 yards to 60.

By the way Jim, I picked up a U4 and let me tell you..........ink ball city, I was shooting some good distance on edge crossers about 50 to 60 yards out, I was blown away even at that distance how hard they hit.

Using 1-1/8th oz 1250 FPS Clever T1's, deadly combo my man!

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andromeda673 wrote:
Jimmy Muller wrote:
marist89 wrote:
I figure I always wanted a U2.25, so I just don't clean them.


LOL!!! Good one Jeff


Well I litterally haven't cleaned mine in like 2,000 shots or so, I think I last cleaned them about Mid July maybe. So I'm rocking a U2.75 or for those that want to be technical, we will call it a 2-3/4 light heavy mod modified improved. Only good for anything from 20 yards to 60.

By the way Jim, I picked up a U4 and let me tell you..........ink ball city, I was shooting some good distance on edge crossers about 50 to 60 yards out, I was blown away even at that distance how hard they hit.

Using 1-1/8th oz 1250 FPS Clever T1's, deadly combo my man!


YESSSS!!! Those Ü4's are amazing at distances beyond 45 yards.


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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
PostPosted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:27 pm 
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I use a patch of Rem Oil. Clean as a pin!

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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:30 pm 
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I spray them with QMaxx Black and let them sit for 15 min. I then pass a bronze brush through a few times, and finish with a few passes of a patch. Good as new...

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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
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Amen people!!


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Amen people!!


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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
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Will a short cycle in the ultra sonic damage the coating?


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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
PostPosted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:43 pm 
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There is no need to use an ultrasonic cleaner on my chokes.
If you soak them in any citrus based cleaners they could be prone to bleeding the black out of the ceramic.
Which is why I only recommend Qmaxx products for cleaning my chokes.


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 Post subject: Re: Cleaning Muller chokes
PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:06 am 
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I clean mine after every shoot. I bought the Q-Maxx but it really doesn't clean that well. I like this stuff for gun protection of the blueing and cleaning the exterior of guns. I use simple Hoppe's No.9 with a Bore-TEch jag. One patch will clean them fast. Most residue is right at the expansion area right after the transition from barrel to choke tube and before the constriction in the tube. I would not use brushes on my Featherlites.



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