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Posted: 10/30/2004 8:30:38 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/30/2004 8:31:46 PM EST by lobowalk]
Got a brand new AR a week ago. First thing I did was get out the manual, break it down and totally degrease it using Quick Scrub III and then put a film of FP-10 on everything.

Today I took it to the range and put some 200 rounds through it; it functioned flawlessly. When I got home I broke it down and was amazed at how damn filthy it was (shooting xm193).

Using FP-10 I swabed the bolt, bolt carrier, cam pin, firing pin, extractor, the bore and chamber and ran a bore-snake up the barrel, taking time to wipe as much black crap off as I could, recoated it with a thin film of the FP-10, and slapped it all back together then wiped down the exterior with a thin film of FP-10.

Is this adequate? I was tempted to take the Quick Scrub III to it all again and then re-lubing it but I'm thinking that would be over-kill.

Also I'm assuming that once I do this a few times the process will shorten.

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