Compacting A Standard SA80 A2 Cleaning Kit

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  1. sixty_three
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    sixty_three Old-Salt

    Best way to carry it and make it smaller to a more compact size ?????
     
  2. waitout
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    waitout LE

    Probably not much smaller than the operational cleaning kit size.
     
  3. Pillager
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    Pillager LE

    clip it box or tupperware
     
  4. waitout
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    waitout LE

    That what i used got it all in including a fair sized piece of rag
     
  5. techno-spastic
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    techno-spastic LE

    One of them little plastic (tupperware?) beakers with a lid, resealable plastic bag for your oil bottle, fits snugly into an ammo pouch with room to spare and keeps it waterproof.
     
  6. DesktopCommando
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    DesktopCommando LE

    techno have you seen the operational version of the cleaning kit, smaller than a tupperwear box and zips around outside ?
     
  7. polar69
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    polar69 LE

    I have a nice little pouch from kitmonster, made of green webbing and velcro, just the right size,.

    This one in fact

    kit Monster
     
  8. techno-spastic
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    techno-spastic LE

    Yeah, didn't think much of it though (apart from the new oil bottle maybe), and used a little beaker, about the size of a kiddies drinking mug with a screw on lid, used it ever since my first trip to Belize, waterproof and nice and compact I thought.

    And the new pull-through as well maybe.
     
  9. CasinoBoyale
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    CasinoBoyale Old-Salt

    I've seen a couple of people use the green bags you get in blank ammunition cases- keeps it waterproof(-ish), and big enough to get everything in- one bloke used a 1" paintbrush rather than an issued brush, but I guess that's down to personal preference.
     
  10. Schaden
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    Schaden LE Book Reviewer

    1'000 foot flare packing tube with screw on lid gone out of fashion I see...
     
  11. Shandy123
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    Shandy123 War Hero

    Anyone here partial to using a 3" paintbrush, with the handle cut off?
     
  12. Speedy
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    Speedy LE

    Swap it for one of these. Let us know how you get on won't you ;)
     

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  13. CanteenCowboy
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    CanteenCowboy LE

    Bin yours, use someone else's, jeez no one else thought of that.......................

    I did for years.
     
  14. RifleButts
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    RifleButts Old-Salt