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Old 10-12-2011, 01:29 PM   #701
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Old 10-12-2011, 01:31 PM   #702
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What is your criteria for cleaning your guns?
Directly after each range visit..Complete tear down etc..

How do you clean your guns?

What products do you use and what methods to thorough cleaning.
Otis cleaning system plus several other proven products.. Every 100 rounds I use my Bore Snake at the range for a quick clean as well
Hope this helps..I am a bit anal about clean weapons Ever since one jammed while hunting Griz in British Columbia.. ..Not a good feeling under a stress moment

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Old 10-12-2011, 08:50 PM   #703
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Default Gun cleaning.

Like Mark1945, if I fire it; I clean it immediately. Then I clean between firings. That way I get to fondle my weapon and extend it's life expectency.
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Old 10-12-2011, 10:07 PM   #704
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I just use a bore snake and some gun scrubber to clean my guns, then oil them with a bit of rem oil.
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Old 10-13-2011, 05:52 AM   #705
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Default Ditto...

At the range, after shooting...
For the barrel I use a one-piece carbon rod & a bore-guide...
I first use Mercury Carb Cleaner for the carbon...using a nylon bore brush, then patches.
I then use alcohol saturated patches as a 'rinse'.
Then I use Bore Tech Eliminator, - 1st on a nylon bore brush for about 10 strokes, , then run 5-10 (or until 'blue' is gone...) wet patches through in ONE DIRECTION ONLY.
Clean chamber with chamber rod & mop.
Take a break & let bore sit damp for 15 minutes.
Run a couple of dry patches, then run alcohol patches to rinse.
Run a couple of dry patches through again.
Finish with one pass of a bore mop lightly oiled.
Clean & oil bolt.
Wipe everything down outside with gun cloth before putting in case.
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Old 10-13-2011, 02:57 PM   #706
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Default Like Daddy taught me.

I clean after use, Remington bore cleaner, Gun Scrubber, brass and bronze brushes, bore snake, run patches through barrel till clean, spray it all with Rem oil wipe and store. I will just for the hell of it take my handguns out and spend a day deep cleaning them all (I just like to take them apart)
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Old 10-13-2011, 05:14 PM   #707
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I oil my glock at least once a week even if i dont shoot. But my other guns get a good cleaning after every range visit. If they sit awhile between each visit i give them a light oiling once a month or as needed. i use alot of hopps products #9 solvent and oil also have some rem oil i take to the range with me that stays in a range bag
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Old 10-13-2011, 09:51 PM   #708
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As far as cleaning goes, I clean all my weapons after going to the range and every 6 months if they haven't been out. I don't do anything special just patches and a brush for the barrel and CLP for the rest. Being military I get a pretty good deal on CLP (free). Unfortunatly being overseas in Japan they don't get cleaned as often as I'd like.
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Old 10-14-2011, 01:58 AM   #709
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My standards are to clean after every shoot. I just wish that I followed my standards.
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Old 10-14-2011, 03:25 AM   #710
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Default Every time

I clean my weapons every time I fire them, as soon as feasible.

I run a bore brush dipped in bore cleaner through the length 3 times, then run clen dry patches until they come out clean. I scrub the disassembled parts and wipe until they are clean. A very light coat of oil on the moving parts and usually run a" misted" patch down the bore if the piece is going to be put up for any length of time. I wipe the metal parts with a clean, but slightly oily rag and clean any wood with Pledge or Murphy's.
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