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#6361085 - 07/07/16 10:20 AM Gun storage question
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I cleaned a whole bunch of shotguns last night. Is it better to store them totally clean or run a few rounds through each of them to burn off some oil?
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#6361096 - 07/07/16 10:33 AM Re: Gun storage question [Re: ParkCountyElkDestroyer]
Choctaw Online   content
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If you fire rounds through them aren't they dirty again? confused2

I store my guns in a totally clean condition with a light coat of oil.

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#6361110 - 07/07/16 10:46 AM Re: Gun storage question [Re: Choctaw]
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Originally Posted By: Choctaw
If you fire rounds through them aren't they dirty again? confused2

I store my guns in a totally clean condition with a light coat of oil.


Yup.....very light coat of oil....too much oil collects dust...
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#6361185 - 07/07/16 11:49 AM Re: Gun storage question [Re: ParkCountyElkDestroyer]
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I just don't clean my guns don't have to worry about it hammer
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#6361455 - 07/07/16 03:13 PM Re: Gun storage question [Re: KRoyal]
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Originally Posted By: KRoyal
I just don't clean my guns don't have to worry about it hammer


X2. Only gun that gets cleaned religiously is my duty pistol, and it shows. It has rust in places you didn't know could rust. All the others get wiped down before being stored, that's all.
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#6362265 - 07/08/16 05:30 AM Re: Gun storage question [Re: ParkCountyElkDestroyer]
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Clean. Light coat of oil. Excess oil removed with a clean rag or patch as necessary.

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