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Old 10-01-2012, 10:21 PM
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proper cleaning

Im new to the Ar world and purchased my first used AR10 and replacing the barrel with a hopefully better shooting one. being a past precision guru with custom actioned and barreled and jeweled trigger single shooter outfits and properly breaking in a barrel with a bore guid and cleaning rod,....this outfit has me thinking I have to cram a rod from the carefully cut crowned end!!! So whats my options to shoot a few and clean and repeat??
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Old 10-02-2012, 06:16 AM
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Re: proper cleaning

Push the rear pin (upper to lower connection) and break open. Then remove the bolt carrier, insert a rod guide(avaialble from Sinclair and most reloading supply shops) and clean from the breech.
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:22 PM
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Re: proper cleaning

that was easy!!
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:14 AM
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Re: proper cleaning

I drag mine behind the truck for awhile every 500 rounds! But yeah, as stated above, pop the rear take down pin and clean the barrel as you would any other rifle.
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Old 10-23-2012, 02:09 PM
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Re: proper cleaning

I really like this web site but when you are talking ARs it's AR15.com for questions like this one.

Just be careful, there is such as thing as the black rifle obsession. I never got it but I know plenty that have. Kind of like the Cooper obsession, once you have one you want more and more.

Directly on topic - it takes time to clean correctly. Many shooters don't clean it every time out. AR15.com will point you in the right direction regarding cleaning.
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Old 10-23-2012, 02:24 PM
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Re: proper cleaning

Something, I will add many people say you do not need to clean gas tube, not true I found this out this past May on a Wy. prarie dog shoot when my AR quit cycling because of dirty gas tube.
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Old 10-23-2012, 07:06 PM
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Re: proper cleaning

So how did you clean the gas tube, pipe cleaner?
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