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Posted: 9/22/2004 7:59:41 PM EST
I have some used 30 RD mags, Orlites, that I would like to clean up. Do I just wash the springs in soap and water and dry them off? Do I need to oil or lube any thing in the mag?
Link Posted: 9/23/2004 1:42:50 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/23/2004 9:57:44 AM EST by mr_wilson]
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Link Posted: 9/23/2004 1:45:27 AM EST
I second getting more USGI mags,

My Orlites sit at home here.
Link Posted: 9/23/2004 7:07:50 AM EST
So with aluminum and steel mags need to oil the springs?
Link Posted: 9/23/2004 7:19:35 AM EST
You dont need to (oil the spring) but I use a coat of fp-10 on the spring and inside the mag body. I dont have to worry about sand and as far as dust i keep the mags in a 50 cal can. I use the english 30 rounders to me there just a better mag.
Link Posted: 9/23/2004 7:55:17 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/23/2004 8:42:33 AM EST
I have seen rusty springs before....what do I do to prevent this? Just wondering, because I would want to keep a set for a long period of time sitting.
Link Posted: 9/23/2004 8:45:02 AM EST
Is there a problem with leaving mags loaded for an extended period of time? i thought I read somewhere it's better to leave them loaded than to load and unload, and that some magazines have gone several years being loaded and still function 100%?

Link Posted: 9/23/2004 8:47:49 AM EST
I'm talking 20 years +
Link Posted: 9/23/2004 9:02:00 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/23/2004 9:57:27 AM EST by mr_wilson]
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Link Posted: 9/23/2004 9:08:23 AM EST
What the F' is Flitz it?
Link Posted: 9/23/2004 9:26:37 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/23/2004 9:57:15 AM EST by mr_wilson]
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Link Posted: 9/23/2004 9:52:01 AM EST
Flitz huh? sounds like a gimmick product.
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