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Old 02-18-2011, 01:03 AM   #1
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Do any of you guys follow a break in procedure for a new AR? My AR is not a bench gun or long range competition gun. I use it primarily for "run n guns" and close to mid range shooting. I've heard a lot of different things from "Just go shoot it" to "Shoot 20 rounds and clean after every shot"....



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Old 02-18-2011, 01:12 AM   #2
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Clean it, Shoot it, Repeat!



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Clean it, lube it and then shoot the crap out of it!!! Repeat.

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i think break in gymnastics is a load of BS just clean it to get the shipping gunk out, lube it up and go shoot.

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Finally someone recognizes it.
we all know it. we just prefer not recognize it. makes it easier to eat breakfast in the morning.
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we all know it. we just prefer not recognize it. makes it easier to eat breakfast in the morning.
It's not like I'm staring you down over your cheerioes.


You don't have a cardboard cut out of me do you?
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I think the break in on my last AR was 1,000rds of Wolf down the tube over the course of about 4 hours in 120f+ heat.

Just go shoot that thing.

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i was issued one but im not sure what happened to it. i think its out looking for our MIA senators atm in wis...


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