Barrel Break-In Procedure

Schools of thought

There may be different schools of thought on barrel break-in, however, this is what Precision Shooting Magazine recommends:

STEP 1 (repeated 10 times)

STEP 2 (repeated 5 times)

STEP 3 (repeat 5 times)

They recommend the use of a patch with 2 drops of oil after the cleaning so that you are not shooting with a dry bore. It is also advisable to use a powder solvent and copper solvent from the same manufacturer to be sure they are chemically compatible.