I enjoyed a chore. Cleaning firearms.

I enjoyed a chore. Cleaning firearms.

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    I enjoyed a chore. Cleaning firearms.

    So today, my big chore, was cleaning the 7 firearms in the house. 2 rifles, shotgun, revolver, and 3 semi-auto handguns. Not a lot, but enough. Now safety is everything. I made sure the firearms I was cleaning were unloaded, and the ammo for them in a different room.

    Most people enjoy shooting, and I'm there. Many like to hunt. I enjoy that.

    I enjoyed cleaning them. I feel great about it. What is that?
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    I love completely detail stripping a 1911. I'm amazed every time at the design and workmanship, especially thinking about them starting almost 100 years ago. I don't get the same kick with my Glocks...no soul.
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    I understand...
    I really enjoy cleaning my firearms, also. I have a workbench in the garage...open the door...turn on the fans...spend the next few hours cleaning...and the time flies by.
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    I like to clean my firearms too, im not sure why but I get great enjoyment out of cleaning my guns. I think its because after i clean them I know if the situation was to arise, they could and WOULD allow me to protect my life.Theres something about a freshly cleaned firearm that just makes me smile.

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    I'm the odd guy here. I hate it. It's like mowing the lawn or doing dishes. Probably why I prefer glocks over 1911s!
    I would volunteer to dirty up any guns ya got though. It's the least I could do to help you all out!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kpw View Post
    ...I would volunteer to dirty up any guns ya got though. It's the least I could do to help you all out!
    :)

    I figured someone would say that. Should have clarified, I enjoy cleaning the firearms I own. I have enjoyed cleaning the firearms of people who could not, maybe a child watching who is new to firearms, or my parents, who are a little older, and have plenty of other things to maintain.
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    Yeah, put me down too. Don't know why, but cleaning 2 or 3 or even 4 pistols on a Sunday afternoon is bliss.
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    Got my Mark II and G19 that need to be cleaned after a range trip today. The .22 just gets nasty quick, what .22 doesn't. And I hang my life on the G19 working so the first one out will be through a clean barell! I like it more now that I carry than I did before. Haveing a perfectly good muzzleloader rust out and become useless was an expensive mistake that opened my eyes too.

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