While at the indoor range today, after running another 100 rounds through the Springfield EMP 40 (this time no issues, no stovepipes). I was talking to the range owner about going home and tearing her down and cleaning her and he said why? I responded that I was raised that you clean every time after you shoot and cleaning a pistol mandates tear down. He said that was old school and that all you need to do is spray some "Slicker" (new lube introduced at this years SHOT show) work the slide a few times, which he did while I watched, maybe run a Bore Snake and your good to go. I said No-Way, you have to take it apart to get the nasty out, the response was that you would wear a gun out by constantly unnecessarily taking it apart. (SGT Miller counting out you here!) I went home and took it apart and yes the internals still needed to be brushed with Hoppes #9 to remove the powder residue. After running the Bore Snake through the barrel (these are freaking magic-they also say no need to tear down, yeah your barrel will be clean butt..) Anyway what do you all do? Maybe I'm just old school. The range owner does shoot every day so I understand why he may not do a tear down, just run a snake, slick it and fire another 500 rounds through it. But I cannot afford to shoot that often, I'll probably at the range in about a month, and this is one of my at the ready weapons. Lets here what you do and can you wear a gun out by taking it apart to clean it....