Hello all, I need your help...
My grandfather died about 12 years ago, when I was 12. I inherited some guns from him. I lived in the People's Republic of Kalifornia at the time. Currently I do not have possession of the guns. In short we need to wait till my step-grandmother dies before the guns can leave the state...something about the Trust...don't ask...(guns are currently safe under my parents bed). In the last 12 years, the guns have NOT been fired. I am going to the parents house this weekend for my sisters graduation.
I was intending to have Sunday morning be gun cleaning day...
Here is the inventory I remember:
* Browning 30-06 bolt action rifle, with scope
* Browning 12 gauge, the barrel breaks off for storage
* German Lugar (not sure on size/caliber)
*Another gun, I think it is German, I think it is a Mauser???, clip (not magazine) top fed, it is stored in a small wood case which can be clipped on to the back end (to make it a mini rifle?)
Is it even necessary for me to break down the guns, clean and oil them? Or should I just leave them where they have been for the last 12 years? They will probably be in my possession in the next 24 months as my step-grandmother is 94 years old and has very late stage Alzheimer's.
Help me out...