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What is the easiest way to remove rust from a gun barrel?

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Depends on how heavy the rust is. Light surface rust comes right off with 0000 steel wool and a good gun oil. Heavier rust may need the attention of a gunsmith.


Good answer above. Remember that bluing is a FORM of rust, so rust removing chemicals, such as Naval Jelly, will also strip bluing in a blink.

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