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Old 11-30-2017, 08:11 AM   #1
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How to Properly Clean your Firearm

Hey guys i did a little video on how to properly field clean a firearm, i thought i would do it because when i had my shop it was one of the most asked questions and a decided i would do a little video for those who wanted to learn.

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You're not using a kimber or at least a 1911, jeesh
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Originally Posted by azguy1911 View Post
You're not using a kimber or at least a 1911, jeesh
lolz a carry alot of different weapons, i will do another one in the future with a kimber
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Balderdash!
That's not how you clean a gun.
THIS is how you clean a gun.

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Ah-ha! I need latex gloves...thanks, never thought of it! Hate getting all that gunk on my fingers and nails! Nice video.

Question: I thought I remember reading not to put any lube in the magazine. Is the one you are using ok because is dries as a film and won't collect dust and debris?
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Originally Posted by RustyIron View Post
Balderdash!
That's not how you clean a gun.
THIS is how you clean a gun.

https://youtu.be/TEoP8q5-3Jc
screw that, I have a dishwasher. stick it right next to my camera.
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Originally Posted by starnovi View Post
Ah-ha! I need latex gloves...thanks, never thought of it! Hate getting all that gunk on my fingers and nails! Nice video.

Question: I thought I remember reading not to put any lube in the magazine. Is the one you are using ok because is dries as a film and won't collect dust and debris?
Correct Mag Slick is a Dry Lubricant, it drys up in a few seconds and does not accumulate dust or debris.
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Originally Posted by starnovi View Post
Ah-ha! I need latex gloves...thanks, never thought of it! Hate getting all that gunk on my fingers and nails! Nice video.

Question: I thought I remember reading not to put any lube in the magazine. Is the one you are using ok because is dries as a film and won't collect dust and debris?
...not only the dust issue but magazines are engineered to run DRY, the friction between the lips of the magazine and cartridges is critical. If the magazine lips get oil on them there's a good chance you'll have issues.
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Seems like an odd method to me. The wannabee bangers in Madison don't know how to take their Glocks apart, so they just wash them in the sink.

Now, they do miss almost 100% of the time. Personally (and although it makes my hands so silky soft) I think it's because of The Dawn Dish Washing Liquid.
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Originally Posted by starnovi View Post
Ah-ha! I need latex gloves...thanks, never thought of it! Hate getting all that gunk on my fingers and nails! Nice video.

Question: I thought I remember reading not to put any lube in the magazine. Is the one you are using ok because is dries as a film and won't collect dust and debris?
Gloves are more than a convenience. My neighbor is an automotive painter and in training he was told that it takes about 30 seconds for solvent on the soft tissue between the fingers to get into the liver.
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