GUN Cleaning your handgun

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  1. Didact

    Didact I have no idea what I'm doing

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    Anyone have a preference? Brass brush or a snake?

    I was gonna run by the local wally world and pick up a kit and strip my glock
     
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    If it's a Glock, just clean the barrel, anything else is unnecessary.

    Get a Kleen-Bore kit or something cheap, you just need some CLP and and a brush. Boresnakes are OK, I just use brush/patches until clean. Doesn't need anything else.
     
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    I use a rod and brushes. For a quick cleaning though, I'll use a snake.

    Snake is perfect for handguns but when I used it on rifles it didn't touch the copper fouling at all. You still had to pull out the rod and patches. So, for that reason, I still like using a rod and patches. I have a small one piece rod for handguns.

    For a Glock, I'd just get a snake and a bunch of patches. Run it through the barrel a few times and you can wipe the powder off everything else with a rag and a little solvent. Get some oil and put it on the places they tell you too. I think it's in the manual or check out the Glock FAQ, which I don't have a link to handy.
     
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    woah :eek3:
     
  6. Razardica

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    shit, owned
    (probably not him :mamoru: )
     
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    Artyboy Necessity is the excuse for every infringement of

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    I use a boresnake on all of my handguns. Nothing else ever goes through the barrel.
     
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    it could be the airsoft tactical class he asked about in here a while ago...
     
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    Alright, I can't get down too hard on that...I'm going to the MOUT site at Fort Knox in about two weeks to play airsoft for the weekend. :mamoru:
     
  10. Didact

    Didact I have no idea what I'm doing

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    lol -- Tact Medic crash course. If you've had no past experience, you need it prior to the week long class.



    Hell, I'm a medic, not a LE. ;)

    After that class I wont lie, I held a firearm for the first time and fired it at the range. Fell in fuckin love with this shit.

    Yeah I'm still fumbling through the motions with it, but at least I'm asking questions.
     
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    its cool, i'm just busting your chops.
     
  12. i just randomly drop a few drops of oil here and there, about every 6 months or so.

    :dunno:
     
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    Both have their place, but I think every gun needs a little brushing now and then if you want maximum life and maximum accuracy.
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    :werd: its a Glock it doesnt need any maintence.
     
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    I fully field strip, clean and oil all of my guns after I use them lol.

    The 10/22 even gets a complete dissasembly after about 5 trips to the range. I haven't built up the courage to do a complete diss on my AR yet though. :hsd:
     
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