Cleaned 25 guns today....

Cleaned 25 guns today....

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    Cleaned 25 guns today....

    Well, sort of. I took four of my j-frames and a Ruger Mk III to the range.

    The only problem with revolvers is that you're cleaning the "barrels" in your cylinder and then the main business barrel.

    So that's (5+1)x4 + 1 barrels I cleaned when I got home.

    Maybe I'll just switch to Glocks and forget about cleaning for a while. Not that you need to clean revolvers after every shoot, they just don't look nice dirty. Glocks, on the other hand, don't look nice clean.

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    Doesn't take much longer for me. Maybe an extra 5 minutes tops.

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    I wish I HAD 25 guns to clean.
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    I don't like cleaning one gun, much less 25.
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    I don't love cleaning my revolvers but It's the price I pay for loving to shoot them.
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    Are you supposed to clean them? I just take them in the shower with me and shampoo them.
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    I'm a new guy here.

    Maybe I just haven't been doing it long enough, but i still enjoy cleaning the S&W 640 that I bought in February. I've put about 400 rounds through it since then. Cleaning it lets me focus on a detailed task while letting the stress of the day go away for a short time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lionround View Post
    Are you supposed to clean them? I just take them in the shower with me and shampoo them.
    And the winner is...The best shampoo for man or implement is Original Irish Spring Body Wash. It's all I use.
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