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Welcome BonnyTheBull from little ole New Hampshire, I too own the 709 Slim SS, it is pleasure to shoot and Congrats on this fine choice of Firearms!
 
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Welcome from Indiana! Being new to firearms is exciting, but before you shoot that new 709, please take the time to field strip it and give it a good cleaning and lube job. They come with preservative inside them that, without cleaning, will gum up the action and cause failures. I love my 709.
 

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Howdy, and welcome from Dallas, TX!
Congrats on your new 709 - I love mine!
Be sure to clean it well and lube lightly before you get to the range.
 

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Welcome from the Rust Belt USA....
 
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Welcome from Indiana! Being new to firearms is exciting, but before you shoot that new 709, please take the time to field strip it and give it a good cleaning and lube job. They come with preservative inside them that, without cleaning, will gum up the action and cause failures. I love my 709.
Im glad you have mentioned this too me because I was wondering why it had came with so much fluid on it. The first this I had noticed when holding it for the first time when I got home was that it was real moist around certain parts like the between the slide and the barrel and all over the mag. It almost seemed like grease and I was worried it would gum up, I'm glad I can clean it because I was thinking "maybe it's supposed to be like that". I'll make sure I give this lil guy a good cleaning as soon as I look into how to properly do a thorough cleaning job :) thanks again budd
 
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