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Old 04-16-2011, 02:52 AM   #11
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This was never a question about saving time by not cleaning. It was a question about verifying the functionality of a CCW after cleaning. How much would it suck to understand in the last seconds of your life that your firearm jammed or failed to fire because you didn't take the ten minutes to make sure it worked after assembling it?

Never the less, I've come to the conclusion that dry firing after cleaning will be sufficient enough of a check.


A bit hostile, excuse me if I stepped on your thread and expressed something that didn't fit your expectation. I went by the title "when to clean your CC" my bad.

Might of been this quote that got me off track "Anyway, my question is do you guys carry a freshly cleaned gun, or do you clean it every so many rounds, or every so many weeks, or what?"


I did start with function check, do I get points for that

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My CCW is merely a range gun I carry. So I shoot and clean it all the time...

... I simply refuse to cater to the needs of criminals by purchasing a SD gun

merely for the purpose of fending them off.



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A bit hostile, excuse me if I stepped on your thread and expressed something that didn't fit your expectation. I went by the title "when to clean your CC" my bad.

Might of been this quote that got me off track "Anyway, my question is do you guys carry a freshly cleaned gun, or do you clean it every so many rounds, or every so many weeks, or what?"


I did start with function check, do I get points for that
2 points awarded for mentioning a function check, 1 point subtracted for taking my post more wrong than I apperently took yours. Grand total of awarded points = 13 Trillion Points What the Obama kind of math was that.

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Stripped and cleaned after each range session. Function checked, dry fired, loaded, cocked and locked, every time I put it on.

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Stripped and cleaned after each range session. Function checked, dry fired, loaded, cocked and locked, every time I put it on.
Same here. But the OP's question is a valid one with me. When I got my Officers ACP new, I oiled it, went and shot it a bunch, cleaning it after each range session, then decided to do a complete strip / clean / oil and reassemble for the winter, as I don't shoot very much in the winter.
Somehow I got the trigger bar lever on the wrong side of the plunger lever, and carried it that way for a couple of months.
The next range session showed that I had been carrying a gun that wouldn't fire a single shot, for the last two months.
Geez, I felt stupid. And relieved to know that it was fixed.
So I never do a complete strip without following with a trip to the range.
Good Question OP!

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I clean mine weekly, (whether I've shot them or not, afterall, cleaning one won't wear it out!) and I wipe them down every other day. I don't dry fire my guns - ever, I know they'll work when I need them...

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Yes were good almost ...you didn't need to throw in the obama math... it makes my head hurt. I think you owe me some "change"?
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Stripped and cleaned after each range session. Function checked, dry fired, loaded, cocked and locked, every time I put it on.
Well expressed Jack. I have to learn less words are often better.
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You can have all of it. I didn't and still don't want it.
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I will clean my CCW if it happens to get wet, after each range session and on my Birthday. Yep, on my Birthday along with changing all the air filters on our many vehicles.



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