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How offten do you clean your guns?

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I used to clean them fanatically after each trip to the range. Now I just started running a boresnake thru, brushing the breach area, and wiping them down. I voted after a set number of rounds, but I'm adapting an "As needed" policy. I will not shoot them and just put them away however.
 

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After each range visit for the guns I use, and inspect and lube and wipe down guns I have that stay in my safe without being shot for awhile about every 3 months.
 

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Pretty much, after each range visit. I don't put a lot of oil on my guns, just enough in the right places.
 

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Definitely after a range time but I do wipe them down every couple weeks while they are in storage with a silicone embedded gun cloth and run a patch down the barrel lightly soaked with Mobil 1 synthetic.

Gotta protect my babies that protect me....
 

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in addition to cleaning it when I get back from the range, i usually wipe the lead and fouling off of the barrel with one of those special gun cloths, so that any fingerprints don't end up on there for posterity....and it keeps my gun case from getting the gun dirty after I clean it. :thumb:
 

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i fall into that slacker catagory, but quite honestly, depends on the gun, i have bench type rifles that all have a bore snake in each case and they get a run through every 5-10 rounds, my pistols... some of the ones in discrete places in the house haven't been seen by anyone but the insects in over a year, i guess i probably ought to work on that, but thats why most of them are stainless. in the gun safe, i keep up on those fairly well.
 

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NYPD in AZ said:
Definitely after a range time but I do wipe them down every couple weeks while they are in storage with a silicone embedded gun cloth and run a patch down the barrel lightly soaked with Mobil 1 synthetic.

Gotta protect my babies that protect me....
I'm with NYPD on this one. My dad got me started with the Mobil 1 coating when he first showed how to fire and immediatly clean his guns when I was a kid.
 

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After a trip to the range is my usual operation. Works for me.
 
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