GUN Cleaning a rifle before the first shoot?

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  1. 1BadZ

    1BadZ Uber :Aug2000: GM Nazi

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    I was reading in Guns and Ammo that I should clean my rifle before the first firing to get rid of the test firing residue and all the factory grit that can be in there.

    What is the WMD crew's opinion?
     
  2. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    i mean, how often do you buy a new rifle? couldn't hurt to run a few patches through the barrel.
     
  4. Goat

    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    Yes, clean it.

    The bore of a new rifle (and every shotgun I've seen) is coated in grease to prevent rust, clean it out before you shoot it.
     
  5. 1BadZ

    1BadZ Uber :Aug2000: GM Nazi

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    Looks like I've got 3 firearms to clean. Thanks guys!
     

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