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My new AR progress

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by Glock 1, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. Glock 1

    Glock 1

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    Ok, I bought it all put together so maybe its not technically a "build" but I am adding to it. This thread just documents the journey. It and its sequentially numbered brother were bought as a pair back in 08. The brother got the use and this was the safe queen, never shot. I traded a NIB Glock 27 with a few extras for it straight up.

    Stay tuned...

    Brand New Colt LE6920:
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    New Magpul Miad grip, CTR stock, Aluminum trigger guard, and pmag. Added today.
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    It is probably going to storm out my trip to the range this weekend but I plan on spending time with her this weekend doing a complete tear down, clean and lube. She has been in a safe for 4 years and she is very tight compared to the SP6920MP-B I have that is also new in the box.
     
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  2. WoodenPlank

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    It probably needs a lube after the time in the safe, but I wouldn't worry too much about the cleaning part. Keep it lubed, and shoot the crap out of it.
     

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    So what brand is it?
     
  4. Glock 1

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    Great, now I feel stupid. :supergrin:. I added it to the original post.
     
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  5. Glock 1

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    The cleaning will be mainly to get familiar with her and lube her up. Mainly just wiping off the old oil and replacing it.

    I was going to use Mobil 1 for the oil. I got that from ARFCOM. That is ok; right?

    I want to shoot her so bad. I have a thousand rounds here just waiting for decent weather.
     
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    I'm about to lube mine with Mobil 1 Synthetic as well. Hitting the range tomorrow morning so got to get her ready.
     
  7. WoodenPlank

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    Do yourself a favor, and order a bottle of SLIP 2000 gun lube or EWL.
     
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    Hmm.. Looks like a good thing. Any recommendation on a all inclusive cleaning kit? I have the one that came with it but that is it.
     
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    All I use is a boresnake, some cotton patches/paper towels, q-tips, and maybe a dental pick if it's REALLY nasty. Keeping the BCG lubed goes a long way to making the gun easier to clean when it's needed.
     
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    The same response I got from ARFCOM. Thanks, that is exactly what I was looking for. :cool:
     
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    Yep, it's easy. Look at the side of the bolt carrier (while it's in the upper) and you'll see 3 holes - one to the rear, and a pair of them closer to the bolt. If you ease the charging handle back, you'll be able to see the three steel gas rings through the two forward witness holes - one drop of SLIP through each hole goes a long way to keeping the gas rings lubed. With the upper stripped, I put 2 drops inside the charging handle channel in the upper, two more drops inside the concave side of the charging handle body, two drops in each groove on the under side of the carrier(spread with a q-tip), and the drops on the gas rings. I also wipe the bolt tail and firing pin down with a rag that has a few drops of oil on it. When shooting, if the gun starts to get dry, just a couple drops through those same witness holes on the carrier to hit the gas rings, and go back to shooting.
     
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    Excellent, how about an AR tool? any brand recommendations?
     
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    Cleaning tool or armorers tool?
     
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    Armorer. I need it to get the hand guard and gas block off don't I?
     
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    You'll need a lot more than just an armorer's tool. I just have someone else do it for me. :whistling:
     
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    Really? I watched a couple of videos and it seems pretty easy actually.
     
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    It's not hard, it just not worth investing in a vice, upper and lower blocks, armorers tool, punch set, etc. for me.
     
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    Except for the blocks and the tool I have it all already. I used to design and manufacture custom auto parts in my garage. I also powder coated for awhile.

    I like doing the work myself, its a sense of accomplishment. I have broken my fair share of stuff too. lol
     
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    Handle gone, added MBUIS. My friend has a new SP6920MP-B and we swapped. He loves the handle, I don't. Works out.

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    Dibs if you want to sell the carry handle you took off.
     
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