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Old 07-25-2018, 07:32 AM   #1
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Black Spots on a Stainless Hammer

I purchased a new stainless TLE/RL a couple months ago. I've put around 700 rds though it. Cleaned and oiled it after each range session.
I recently noticed a number of small black spots on the sides of the hammer. I tried some Hopps #9 and a chamber brush, but they are still there. Is this some kind of corrosion? If so, I'm curious if it's is a common issue? Thanks.

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Old 07-25-2018, 09:44 AM   #2
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If you have a NAPA nearby, get a can of Mothers Mag Wheel. Use a cloth with a bit of a "tooth" in it, like a red shop rag that has been washed 17 times.

You should see the decades' old deer guts I get out of knives from abuse.
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I just wanted to say thanks to the The Tourist for his suggestion of the Mother's Mag Wheel metal cleaner. Less than $5 bucks at Walmart and my hammer looks like polished chrome after 10 minutes worth of work with an old dish towel. Thank you so much.
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My pleasure. I've ruined a lot more than you have in my 68 years! I had to find creative ways to cover my tracks before my dad found them!
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Mothers is good stuff!!! We use a lot of their products here.
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Old 09-12-2018, 05:11 PM   #6
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It's a work gun. So I know it's going to get knocked around, but I try to care of it as best I can.
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It will clean the haze off your plastic headlight lens as well.
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