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Old 10-13-2008, 05:24 PM
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I bought an Optima Pro from wally world years ago. Black on Blue
I gave it to a friend who has never used it,now it is coming back to me.
Wonder what condition the bore is in?????????

I never hunted with it but it shot PB's real good
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Old 10-13-2008, 05:46 PM
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Well lets hope they took good care of it..
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Old 10-13-2008, 05:50 PM
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I saved my brother in laws bore in his inherited TC Hawkin with flitz and a cordless drill and the results were good,not perfect but good.
I have yet to shoot it but compaired to the condition I got it in it should be OK.
Now,I fHE will take care of it is another matter.
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Old 10-14-2008, 03:23 PM
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Good luck Saxman, I shoot an Optima Pro and love mine. Their customer service is excellent. I had some accuracy issues and when I called to ask what they could do they informed me that they would be replacing the gun. I had a new one within 2 days. If you have a problem with the bore, give them a call.
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Old 10-15-2008, 02:23 PM
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It's back and not it bad shape.
Six or seven patches and a brush and it's good to go.
No bore butter this time,Rem oil.
I put an old scope on it,simmons 3x9x50 I had it on my Encore when I killed the buck and Doe in Alabama

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Old 10-15-2008, 02:24 PM
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I upgraded my browser to IE 8 beta and cant post pics now
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Old 10-15-2008, 02:31 PM
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I upgraded my browser to IE 8 beta and cant post pics now
Kinda` like buying a bigger truck, then can't afford to gas it up.
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Old 10-15-2008, 02:35 PM
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It's only on this forum
I'd better check it out
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Old 10-15-2008, 03:35 PM
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Hey Saxman, How did you do the job with the flitz? I have an old pitted barrel that I'd like to try and rescue if possible.
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Old 10-15-2008, 03:39 PM
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Hey Saxman, How did you do the job with the flitz? I have an old pitted barrel that I'd like to try and rescue if possible.

I put my spare ram rod in my cordless drill with the gun in a vise,put the flitz on the brush and went to town for a long time.
Seems to have worked.
There are other's you can use also.JB bore paste,Valve grinding compound.
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