Favorite Part of Cleaning Your Gun?

There are so many things I’d rather do than clean. But the first time I cleaned my gun by myself, I felt empowered. It was shortly after my divorce and I was cleaning my gun without someone watching over my shoulder. Now I find it almost relaxing to clean my guns.

What’s your favorite part of cleaning your gun?

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Getting to go get them dirty again…

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Putting it back together! Nah, I guess looking down the barrel after it’s shiny. Of course it’s still disassembled. I always do it, I’m a dork.

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The smell. A freshly cleaned and oiled gun has a certain smell that puts a smile on my face.

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It smells like…it smells like victory

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Putting it all back together and chambering that first round.

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The smell of Hoppe’s No. 9

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I enjoy seeing the insides of a gun, how it works. Then oiling it up, and getting it ready to go.

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That’s a good one - the only time you know there’s not a round in the chamber and you cannot accidentally pull the trigger.

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