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Posted: 1/6/2005 10:39:23 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/6/2005 10:39:35 AM EDT by QuarterStickNick]
What is the proper way to clean your Mags.I never did it so I was just wondering how to.
Link Posted: 1/6/2005 6:53:27 PM EDT
Remove the base plate, then separate the spring from the follower. Clean out the mag body with an old baby-bottle brush using hot, soapy water, rinse and dry thoroughly. Wipe the spring with a light coating of CLP, then re-assemble.

Be sure that you do not over-lube the mag spring, or lube the walls of the mag body: oils can penetrate a cartridge's primer and cause it to fail, giving you a mag full of FTFs.
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 11:41:46 AM EDT
Thanks for the info!!
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 11:55:55 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 4:34:33 PM EDT
I cant ever get those base plates off.
Any tips?
Link Posted: 1/8/2005 7:00:37 AM EDT

Originally Posted By bgcc11:
I cant ever get those base plates off.
Any tips?



Slip a small flat tip screwdriver under the back of the plate. GENTLY pry up and back and the plate will slide off.
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