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Posted: 6/3/2002 4:30:25 PM EDT
the thread about how to make your ar as reliable as it can be kind of got me thinking.i just bought my bushmaster and im looking at it as i make this thread and im thinking to myself,"is this gun going to function  well in any type of condition or just slow fireing". so now i ask you if there is any upgrades that i can get for the gun that that make it function properly in no matter what condition, i.e. springs,trigger,and anything else that will make it function tha way i want it to.

secondly,is cleaning. I know there is various manufactures of gun oils but for this particular rifle and i want to know what your experiences are with them and which of them to you give good lubercation and consistencey. also what do you guys do with grease. i know that you guys put grease in some areas butyou oil others and i know that some of you just lightly grease you whole gun.

also whats the best place to find some good usgi mags with green followers.

 thank you

Link Posted: 6/3/2002 10:41:34 PM EDT
The only thing that gives ARs problems is sandy conditions. But that true for almost all semis.

I use Hoppes #9 and mineral spirits, whichever is on hand & use Breakfree for lube. I never use grease on an AR.
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