GUN Walk me through properly cleaning/oiling my Glock 17...

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  1. HPS

    HPS I'm not fat, I'm poofy... :fawk:

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    Tonight or tomorrow I will be giving it the first full on clean/oil since I got it, and I wanna make sure I do it right, and don't miss anything. Pics would rock too... ;) :bigthumb: :wavey:
     
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    footratfunkface New Member

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    one thing you want to miss is the copper lube on the slide. don't remove it if it's still there. if there is none, lube all the moving parts, metal-to-metal contact points, etc.

    basically, if you clean and lube everything, but leave the bolt face and bore dry, you're fine.
     
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    footratfunkface New Member

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    also, remember that with a glock, you simply take the slide off, remove the barrel, and clean everything you can see. there's never a need to strip it any further unless it's REALLY, REALLY dirty, you're doing work, or some other rare necessity. and once again, don't remove that copper lube.
     
  4. Redmouse

    Redmouse Just looking...

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    Ok...what's with the copper lube?
     
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    footratfunkface New Member

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    it's something glock uses in one or two places to lube high-wear areas. it will eventually wear off over the life of the pistol, and i think you can get more, but it lubricates better than any lube you could possibly use. it's really some type of grease. anyways, if you remove it, you'll need to lube that spot more often than you normally would any other spot.
     
  6. RealFastV6

    RealFastV6 OMFGh4x0rzZ!!111

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    People clean glocks?
     
  7. Platinum_Thunder

    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    Throw it in the lake
     
  8. mixwell

    mixwell weakkutz

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    yeah your gun probably wouldnt fire after being thrown in a lake :rolleyes:
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    who said anything about bringing it back up
     
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    mixwell weakkutz

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    :rofl:
     
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    footratfunkface New Member

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    you need to watch out, though. i hear that glocks actually disolve in water. like alkaseltzer. they just fizzle and disolve. in fact, i heard that a guy went to commit suicide with a glock, and when he put the barrel in his mouth, it started foaming so much that he didn't even have to pull the trigger; the gasses from the effervescence just pushed the bullet out so fast that it lodged in his brain and he died.

    all glocks do is blow up. and disolve.
     
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    mixwell weakkutz

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    and make a good paper weight!!
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    well, only the .40 do :o
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    :bigthumb:
     
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    RealFastV6 OMFGh4x0rzZ!!111

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  16. Redmouse

    Redmouse Just looking...

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    Have you tried the copper lube in any other firearms? Do they work just as well? Or would you not recommend it on anything else?
     
  17. GlocksRock

    GlocksRock Glock > You

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    Glock uses the copper anti-seize to help the gun break in properly, some clean it off right away, others leave it on. Either way your Glock will function just fine.

    Here is a link on how to clean your glock, also click on the bottom where it says lubrication to see where to put the oil.
    http://www.glockmeister.com/gclean.shtml
     
  18. Vatoloco

    Vatoloco In a pinch, though, you could jam it into someone'

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    Don't worry about the copper lube you don't need it. I just take mine apart, spray CLP over all the metal, run a brush through the barrel a few times, more CLP on some patches and run a few of them through, then I run a couple of dry patches through. Then I take another dry patch and wipe the CLP off of all the metal and put the gun back together. There will still be enough CLP on things to keep it properly lubed.
     
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    i stand corrected. you don't need the copper lube. glock owner's manuals do instruct you to leave it on if i'm not mistaken, though.
     

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