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Old 10-20-2012, 02:29 PM   #1061
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Good for you and your kids.
too bad their aren't many more parents like you.
I taught my son how to shoot when he was 10.
He has not really taken up an interest in shooting or owning a firearm and thats okay. He is NOT a rabid anti gunner either.
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Old 10-22-2012, 03:39 PM   #1062
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My son just recently started shooting with me if there was nothing better to do.
He's 20 in school and shot his first firearm about 5 months ago. Was hoping to get him involved I bought a Walther HK416. Said he didn't want it, but likes to shoot it. He enjoys shooting Baby Desert Eagle the most.
The break cleaner I bought from WMart was chlorine free, that may have been what was wrong with it.

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Old 11-06-2012, 10:34 PM   #1063
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I clean it after every outing. If it sits for a while, I will take it apart and wipe it down, run a patch through the barrel at least once a week.
I use Ballistol.

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Old 11-07-2012, 05:25 AM   #1064
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Well due to the fact our Dad was a stickler for clean firearms, they are cleaned as follows:
Prior to going hunting, after hunting, and at least once every month thereafter unless they are fired. Any firearm that I shoot
will be cleaned immediately. First learned at home, then honed in the military, continued after I ETSd, and now in my present job I
continue this. We qualify every quarter and I return to clean my duty weapon immediately - field stripping it, running a cloth down
the barrel, then a patch with hoppes solvent and finally putting a couple drops of Hoppes gun oil on a patch and rubbing a light coat
all over. Keeping them cleaned and oiled ensures that they will work when I need them. I now own my grandfathers Winchester
.30WCF and his LC Smith shotgun and those are kept the same as our Dad did - cleaned and in good working order. They have been
in excellent working order since I was old enough to recall my Dad using them.
Thanks for the invite to let me share.
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:45 PM   #1065
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I clean after each firing, I pretty much use rem oil or clp on all my firearms and sub militec where needed, for anything in wood i dissassmble completely and wipe down with a clean tack rag. i bore snake all my weapons before they leave wherever i am shooting....

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Old 11-10-2012, 01:54 PM   #1066
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I clean all my guns after firing, SOP always pays off.

I use sometimes carburetor cleaner for the bore /chamber carbon deposits with excellent results without the high price tag of commercial gun
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Old 11-10-2012, 02:40 PM   #1067
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Just don't get that carb cleaner on rubber/plastic parts.
I just use Hoppes, a quart bottle of it has lasted me about 10 years so far and I used to shoot all the time in NRA matches
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:16 PM   #1068
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I clean my guns every time I shoot them (very little oil). Cleaning is just a part of the joy of shooting.

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Old 11-10-2012, 07:24 PM   #1069
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She's doing the dishes right now, I'll ask her how she cleans them and get back to you.

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Old 11-10-2012, 11:15 PM   #1070
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Been reading this thread since day one. # 1069 is the best yet!

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