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new glock 22

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by ohiostate, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. ohiostate


    Jan 19, 2013
    got a new glock 22. got a few ??? why is there a gap between the mag and the frame?? got 30 rounds down the pipe should i clean the barrel??? this is my first glock . never did like them before.. always like the 1911. to heavy to carry i hope this is the right place fore these ?? thanks michael
  2. 24601


    Oct 7, 2012
    the gap is normal....look at it like a little buffer zone when you pop your mag into the magwell...

    no need to clean it after 30 rounds unless you're bored or anal....i personally clean my guns anywhere from 100-250 rounds depending on how dirty my ammo was and when i plan on shooting it if i shoot 100 and im going back to the range in the next couple days, i'm not going to bother....but if i shoot 100 and won't be heading out for another couples weeks, i'll clean it....usually every 500 rounds or so, i do a full detail'll get a hundred different answers from a hundred different people what works best for you....

    i should add that when i go to the range, i usually shoot 100-250 rounds depending on how im feeling...

    and now after re-reading what i wrote, i could have just come out and said after every range trip for the most part....i think it's time for bed ha
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2013

  3. 9mmpara


    Aug 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    the G22 is a good one.I always clean my guns after I fire them no matter how many rds I shot.but you will be ok to not clean it .the gap is normal dont worry about it.I have carried and use the G22 for 10 years on duty.I like it.
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2013
  4. Giggity-Giggity

    Giggity-Giggity Giggity-Goo!!!

    Feb 2, 2007
    Gun Tot'n in Quohog
    Gap is normal and now go clean your Glock!
  5. flw


    Apr 4, 2012
    I clean mine after shooting but I'm really just inspecting for anything not looking right.

    I also just enjoy taking it down and putting back together.
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2013
  6. 4095fanatic


    Oct 12, 2006
    Have fun with the new firearm! And don't overclean it... I personally lean towards a less is more approach.

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  7. ohiostate


    Jan 19, 2013
    thanks fore info.. about 100 rounds i will clean it thanks michael
  8. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster Millennium Member

    Sep 24, 1999
    Hartford, Vermont
    Clean every 500 rounds for my G17!
  9. ca survivor

    ca survivor

    Dec 25, 2011
    I always clean my guns after I fire them.