I boil a 1 1/2 quart teapot of water. Pour half of it down the barrel. Clean with Hoppe's and brushes, patches etc to get powder and copper fouling out.
Pour the other half pot of boiling water down the barrel. Run a patch saturated with alcohol, then a dry patch to get last of water out.
Very LIGHT coat of Rem-oil and call it good.
works for me.
For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know!
Or at least they did before political correctness