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Old October 12th, 2021, 08:43 PM #1
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Gun cleaning sucks!

I went to the range yesterday and shot a bunch of my guns. It was a blast. <Get it Blast..... Now the part I hate. Cleaning them all. I know there will be many of you that say one day at the range doesn't mean the gun need cleaning and maybe they don't but I am just that guy that likes to keep my shit clean. I can't help myself. Who hates cleaning guns as much as I do?
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Old October 12th, 2021, 08:45 PM #2
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It's not my favorite thing, but I don't clean after every range trip. For my target gun, I clean every 80 rounds or so. Others, not very often at all(read thousands).

I dislike reloading more, takes so much time
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Old October 12th, 2021, 08:54 PM #3
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Part of the reason I rarely shoot is that I hate cleaning them afterward.
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Old October 12th, 2021, 08:56 PM #4
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Part of the reason I rarely shoot is that I hate cleaning them afterward.
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They are your guns, so do what you like.

I have observed and worked on countless firearms damaged or worn badly by owners "cleaning" them. Some people cause damage from excessive disassembly/reassembly. Some do it from improper disassembly/reassembly. Many under lubricate, use tools that cause damage, etching chemicals, scrapers or abrasives.
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I like shooting them and I like cleaning them. It's a form of meditation for me.
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I enjoy cleaning my guns after shooting them.
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Old October 12th, 2021, 09:25 PM #8
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Ahh....... the smell of Hoppes in the evening. Completes a good day.
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Old October 12th, 2021, 09:28 PM #9
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I just throw mine in the sonicator, dry them, and lube them.
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Old October 12th, 2021, 09:35 PM #10
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I like seeing just how dirty my range guns can get and still function. I also had a 10/22 that I didn't clean until I had crud jammed under the extractor.

The AR and HD pistol get cleaned regularly.
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