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    Shotgun Cleaning Rods.

    I was thinking of making some one piece cleaning rods for shotguns (I can get the bar stock) an I wondered if anybody knows the specification for thethread for PH threaded tools. It isn't whitworth I know. Iwould hope to get a set of taps to do the job.

    Many thanks,


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    Have a look at Midway as they give thread sizes, but beware because there are a few different threads out there

    Tetra Gun ProSmith 1-Piece Cleaning Rod All Gauges 34 Coated Stainless Steel 5/16 x 27 Thread - Midway UK

    5/16 x 27

    12 x 28

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    P-H I believe used a version of the old Enfield thread. At least they did on the rifle rods. Now this made me thing as a little while ago I brought a used gun slip off e-bay an it came with a GMK 12 bore cleaning kit which on looking more closely at it is in fact a dead copy of the old P-H SO4 cleaning kit from Parker-Hale. Just compared it wiht the one I brought when I got my first shotgun.

    Rod profile is identical and all fittings are the same. Even the box is identical size just lacks the fake Croc finish the P-H has. Seems that the 12 Bore stuff is standardised at least in threads.

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