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    Default Re: Warning: ScotchBrite copper srcubbers are not copper

    Quote Originally Posted by Bang View Post
    Grabbed what appeared to be copper scrubbing pads at the food market and threw them in the gun cleaning kit, planning to use them for removing lead. Looked the package tonight and realized it said COPPER in large letters and coated scrubbing pads in smaller letters. They are steel. A magnet attracts them.

    If you wrap a bore brush with copper chore boy or similar to cut through leaded barrels and bores, be careful of what you buy.
    Great product for cleaning guns.
    http://www.big45metalcleaner.com

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    Default Re: Warning: ScotchBrite copper srcubbers are not copper

    Quote Originally Posted by Carson View Post
    Yep. That and the little glass tube. Always fun listening to why they have those items
    Ok I know this is a stupid question. Wouldn't sucking in the copper fumes be toxic?

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    Default Re: Warning: ScotchBrite copper srcubbers are not copper

    Quote Originally Posted by Hodgie View Post
    Great product for cleaning guns.
    http://www.big45metalcleaner.com
    I bought some of that stuff. Its good. So is the copper stuff. JB bore compound is useful also.

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    Default Re: Warning: ScotchBrite copper srcubbers are not copper

    Quote Originally Posted by Gunsnwater View Post
    Ok I know this is a stupid question. Wouldn't sucking in the copper fumes be toxic?
    If you're smoking crack does it really matter?

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    Default Re: Warning: ScotchBrite copper srcubbers are not copper

    Quote Originally Posted by JenniferG View Post
    If you're smoking crack does it really matter?
    Yeah thats why I knew it was a stupid question.

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    Default Re: Warning: ScotchBrite copper srcubbers are not copper

    It's to add the copper oxide to loosen the teeth so they fall out faster. It kills tree roots too.

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    Default Re: Warning: ScotchBrite copper srcubbers are not copper

    Quote Originally Posted by Carson View Post
    It is used as a filter, within the tube. Even if you are smoking crack, you want to do so healthy and filter out impurities or the baking soda.
    I thought it was more about adding friction to the tube while remaining porous, so you get the smoke but don't inhale the rock.

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    Default Re: Warning: ScotchBrite copper srcubbers are not copper

    Quote Originally Posted by Carson View Post
    Note to self. Never ever buy one of these again.
    There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy - Dante.

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    Default Re: Warning: ScotchBrite copper srcubbers are not copper

    Quote Originally Posted by JenniferG View Post
    If you're smoking crack does it really matter?
    Good point.
    There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy - Dante.

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    Default Re: Warning: ScotchBrite copper srcubbers are not copper

    Quote Originally Posted by Carson View Post
    It is used as a filter, within the tube. Even if you are smoking crack, you want to do so healthy and filter out impurities or the baking soda.
    if you are smoking crack, you want to do so healthy????

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