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Dishwasher clean?

This is a discussion on Dishwasher clean? within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; umm...... I guess I could strap the AR to the hood of the car and run it through the car wash...... Heck..... could do that ...

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    umm...... I guess I could strap the AR to the hood of the car and run it through the car wash...... Heck..... could do that will all my guns!

    Wait.....came to my senses........ naw, I'll pass..........
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    Placing a Glock in the dishwasher to cleanit has been posted here before and is considered legit.

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    Gunscrubber(Synthetic Safe) works great on my polymer firearms. It is designed not to harm plastic and cleans firearms and magazines also without worry of damage. I use a can of compressed gas to speed up the drying process in the nooks and crannies of the Slide & Frame. Lubricate following the instruction manual and you are good to go.

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    Don't need no stinkin' dishwasher, just Gunzilla!
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    Would never do it cat hair would get all over the slide .

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    Well after all...

    Aren't Glocks refered to as "Tupperware" for a reason??
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    Yes...... Several local LEO's have told me they were taught in the police acadamy (Savanah, Ga.) that the best way to have an 'inspection ready' service weapon (Glock 17's) was to run it through the dishwasher cycle the night before thier inspections. I was told it worked every time and the Officers still employ the dishwasher after range days and such.

    I have yet to do such a thing with my Glocks and don't anticipate ever resorting to such measures either, but I don't believe it'd hurt the Glock at all either. I cleam my dishes AND my guns much better by hand anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cycler View Post
    Not only that, but most auto dishwasher stuff is abrasive as well. That's why your coffee mugs fade over time and it's such a bad idea to stick knives in there.

    My guess is that it would survive and probably end up really rather clean but, probably not as clean as a good hand cleaning. It also may get some lube out of places it belongs where it's hard to replace.
    Actually the reason the mugs fade is because of the ink used on them. I used to work for a company (QLT Imprit Supplies) that sold imprintable mugs to those kiosks in malls where they can put your picture on them. Heat and pressure put the image on the mug, so it's not a far stretch to think heat will make them fade. To prove it, all you need to do is put one in the back window of your car for a year or two. You'll see what I mean.

    Quote Originally Posted by redbird View Post
    Placing a Glock in the dishwasher to cleanit has been posted here before and is considered legit.
    A friend of mine does this with his Springfield 1911. I still look at him like he has three heads coming out of his shoulders.
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    You have to use JetDry in your dishwasher. Thet way your Glock will come out spot free......
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    I did it with my SKS to get the Cosmoline off of it. Worked very well and I lubed it up afterwards and didn't have any issues with it rusting. It now belongs to my little brother.

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    You guys have it all wrong.


    1. Load magazine and cycle one into the chamber AND HOLSTER IT.
    2. Throw cocked and locked pistol into laundry washing machine with dirty clothes.
    3. Add 3 times the normal amount of dry powdered detergent.
    4. Run the load through the entire cycle.

    Here's where the common mistake is made..

    DO NOT put the pistol in the dryer...
    Bake for 45 minutes at 375 and test for doneness with a toothpick.

    Hmmm GOOD..

    I do not bake, fry, broil, toast or pressure cook any of my firearms, or for that matter shower with them. If I did I would do what I normally do when cleaning them, UNLOAD THEM


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    Quote Originally Posted by ranburr View Post
    It would probably work just fine. I clean my pistols with hot water and Simple Green. It cleans better than any solvent that I have tried in the last 36 yrs. Rinse with hot water, dry, and then hose down any metal parts with CLP.
    I do the same, except I use Murphy Oil Soap.

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    Never heard of that one, but heck, they seem to be able to take anything else, so why not??
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    Is it that difficult to properly clean a Glock? Some gun owners really scare me!!!

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    Wernt Glocks reffered to as "Service Tupperware" when they first started getting popular w/ law enforcement?

    I think Doc was being a smartass with you ;)
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