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How to clean a Glock 19?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Riflemanz, Jan 23, 2004.

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  1. Riflemanz

    Riflemanz

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    After how many rounds put thru the gun do i clean it?What is the best way to clean a glock?This is my first one so i want to clean it right.Thanks
     
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    Well this is a personal preference type of deal but I field strip and clean after every range shoot. This of course involves removing the slide and cleaning all surfaces. I run RB-17 gel down the barrel and let it set for about 5 minutes and then follow it with a bronze bore brush and then a cleaning jag w/ patches. I like to put the slightest oil residual in the barrel when I'm done using a dry patch afterward. Basically, I just clean everything I can reach without taking the gun down further and then put a few drops of oil in the right place per the manual. I use synthetic motor oil for this purpose and would advise to follow the manual's advice to not over-oil.

    After approx. 2000 rounds or so, I do a detail strip and in addition to everything mentioned above, I clean all the guns internals thoroughly. Instructions can be found at http://www.glockmeister.com explaining further disassembly of the Glock's slide and frame. I make sure to pay specific attention to cleaning out the striker channel during this process and I use GunScrubber to clean the majority of the internals, including the sriker channel. Different people have different cleaning regiments but this is mine.--JJ
     

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    Here's how I clean.

    THE FRAME
    Spray with Simple Green and scrub with a toothbrush.

    THE SLIDE
    Take it apart and spray with Simple Green then scrub with a toothbrush. Clean the Striker hole with a Q tip. It is important to take the slide apart so it can be properly dryed.

    THE BARREL
    Spray with Simple Green & run a paper towel patch down the barrel soaked in Simple Green.

    THE RINSE
    Use moderately hot water and rinse in the sink.

    THE DRYING
    Use a hair dryer to dry the parts DO NOT get the plastic too hot.
    Push a dry paper towel patch down the barrel until dry.

    THE OILING
    Follow the outline in the manual. I use synthetic motor oil for lub.
     
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    I read the instruction book on how to field strip my glock 19,Is there anything i should not do that will mess my glock up when i field strip? I'm real concerned about screwing this up.
     
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    This was my first time field stripping my glock and it was very easy to do.I'm very happy with this pistol.
     
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    I think www.topglock.com has a manual on how to disassemble the slide and receiver. Just use common sense when you're doing it. Be sure not to over oil it.

    I can completely disassemble and reassemble my G19 in about 2 minutes.