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Old 01-09-2008, 03:19 PM
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Default Ram Rod or Range Rod Needed

I am looking for a "Heavy Duty" ram rod for range and cleaning purposes. I want one with female adapters at both ends. I also want the adapters to be part of the rod, and not the crimp on style. I am fed up wth the crimp on style rods. I imagine I will have to go with a solid brass rod?? Any ideas?? Thanks, Tom.
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Old 01-09-2008, 05:16 PM
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Might check my reply to "Omega Ram Rod..."


I should tell you that I really do not use the supplied Omega ram rod, although it would be an easy thing to - cut the original down and drill and tap, what I have down is what you do not want I purchase a ram-rod kit from Wal-mart and build one to fit with the super jag installed.. it is a crimp fit but the only thing I use it for is loading once or twice a year while hunting - everything else I use the range rod... I have one in the pick up that goes everywhere with me and one in the house for cleaning...
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Old 01-10-2008, 03:23 AM
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This reputable outfit makes inexpensive custom ramrods from several materials,and both endsbeing tapped are thestandard offering. Go to their homepage and click on "Ramrods and accessories" in the left hand column:

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Old 01-10-2008, 06:37 AM
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I have a cut to fit New in package $15 shipped. If you are interested? e-mail me at [email protected]
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Old 01-10-2008, 09:54 AM
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I would also recommend using a bore guide to protect the muzzle. Like:
http://www.trackofthewolf.com/(S(cb3x0crc3p0pgoijz3r3yizj))/categories/tableList.aspx?catId=6&subId=49&styleId=15 9&partNum=RG-6

I like the range rod from Cabelas. I have three of them and they work really well and do collapse if you wish to take afield.

http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/templates/product/standard-item.jsp?_DARGS=/cabelas/en/common/catalog/item-link.jsp_A&_DAV=MainCatcat20712-cat20819&id=0034454215947a&navCount=1& podId=0034454&parentId=cat20819&masterpath id=&navAction=push&catalogCode=QW&rid= &parentType=index&indexId=cat20819&has JS=true
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Old 01-10-2008, 03:51 PM
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I made my own. Go to your local steel supplier and pick up a piece of 3/8" rod. Set up in a lathe and center drill/drill & tap 10-32 thread 1" deep. I made 2 one aluminum and one brass. If you have to take it to a machine shop it is a simple job and won't take much time.
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Old 01-10-2008, 09:47 PM
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I like the super rod from cain's outdoors. I added a spin jag to it.
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