Old toothbrushes

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by mc1911, Aug 29, 2018.

  1. mc1911

    mc1911

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    On various sites I have seen them used for cleaning, cut off to use for punches and made into 1911 slide stop removal tools.

    I might have keep some around.
     
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    DWARREN123 Grumpy Old Guy

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    Recycle/reuse I always say.
    I do like the OD green military ones best.
     

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    Problem for cleaning is most are just too soft. The stiffer brushes designed for gun cleaning work a lot better imo.
     
  4. FullClip

    FullClip Native Mainiac CLM

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    I always use toothbrushes, for gun cleaning, fishing reel cleaning, boot greasing, cleaning out tie grout, Preparation H application and cleaning the dogs toe-nails.
    The trick is to rinse it off a bit before putting it back in the wifey's cup on the bathroom sink.
     
  5. kwo

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    What do you use the electric one for?
     
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    Don't forget to scrub the toilet and tub first.
     
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