A friend suggested I take a cork and stuff it in the end of the barrel and fill the barrel with Hoppes #9, letting it soak overnight. I did and it worked great. Broke my 351wsl into the two large parts and found a rubber cork which sealed the muzzle end. Placed the muzzle end down in a large enough container so if the cork leaked it wouldn't let the fluid go all over the floor. Seized it to a table leg with some jute so if it got bumped it wouldn't fall over and then used a long thin funnel to fill the barrel. Let this stand for two days and then went through a normal cleaning procedure of a couple of wet swabs, a dozen or so scrubs with the bore brush and then a several wet swabs and then dry swab until the swabs were white. Appears to have worked fairly well as I can see all the rifling and there's no tell tale indications of lead or copper. The rifling is really in good shape.
Warning It is noted on the Hoppes #9 bottle not to cork the barrel. If one has a chromium lined barrel it could have an adverse effect. They would not have put the warning on there is there hadn't been an issue with doing this.
Did spill some of the fluid when filling and it ran through the for-end. I would suggest, if it concerns you to remove the for-end wood. It didn't get on the outside and very little if no contact inside but thought it deserved a mention.
Last Edit: Sept 3, 2010 11:11:05 GMT -5 by wsl49er
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