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Old 02-08-2011, 04:21 PM   #11
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I have heard that it is unwise to "flip" the cylinder back in after loading/unloading. Apparently those guys on TV just do it to look cool and probably don't have to pay for repairs. Second or third hand info, though.

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Old 02-08-2011, 09:50 PM   #12
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I have heard that it is unwise to "flip" the cylinder back in after loading/unloading. Apparently those guys on TV just do it to look cool and probably don't have to pay for repairs. Second or third hand info, though.
I can't believe it, but he's right. . . never flip[ the cylinder, unless you are prepared for hours of tedious gunsmith work, or rich.
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Old 02-08-2011, 11:22 PM   #13
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The one story I've ever read about shooting damage to a GP-100 was a guy who was reloading and accidentally doubled the powder in his loads. Enjoy!

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Old 02-09-2011, 12:52 AM   #14
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Shoot the heck out of it.

Clean and lube it.

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Old 02-09-2011, 12:38 PM   #15
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Thank you all for info.,

Re. Danfitz cleaning recommendations, gun cleaning seems to be another topic that is full of options - I am very fanatical about my belongings and enjoy (and paying for, if necessary) researching the right way to do something. There seems to be allot of discussion/differences of opinion re. gun cleaning: use of brass rods/ aluminum rods/steel rods/carbon fiber; brass vs nylon brushes; solvents; oils. I do not mind extra elbow grease to take a safer (yet still effective) approach - I have allot of reading to do - can't wait! I pick up my new gun tomorrow. I'm going to a gun show Sunday (Kane County Fairgrounds for those of you in IL) and hope to learn more........... Sashebby

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