How to Disassemble, Clean, Maintain, & Inspect a Glock

We all know that Glocks are very reliable handguns. But that doesn’t mean they still don’t need regular cleaning and maintenance, just like all firearms. All mechanical devices eventually fail due to wear and tear. It is important to regularly inspect your firearms to ensure they are still in good working order.

We all know that Glocks are very reliable handguns. But that doesn’t mean they still don’t need regular cleaning and maintenance, just like all firearms. All mechanical devices eventually fail due to wear and tear. It is important to regularly inspect your firearms to ensure they are still in good working order.

sootch00 goes over how to disassemble, clean, maintain, and inspect a Glock.

Supplies to clean & lubricate your M1A/M14

  • BreakFree CLP, Hoppes Solvent, or other cleaner/lubricant
  • Some sort of brush, like a toothbrush
  • A pull cable, or bore snake, or cleaning rod
  • Cleaning swabs, be it scrap cloth or paper towels
  • Gun oil

While this video is specifically about Glocks, the cleaning and maintenance principles apply to all handguns.

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