How often should I clean my Glock 17?
Your GLOCK pistol should be cleaned and lubricated: When it’s brand new, before it’s fired for the first time. After each time it’s fired. At least once a month, if it hasn’t been used in that time.
How often should you detail strip a Glock?
once a year is fine. But if you shoot alot, you may have to do it 3-4 times a year, or even more.
Should you clean your gun after every use?
While it’s not mandatory, its recommended that you clean your guns after every use. Even after firing a single shot your gun barrel may get a noticeable amount of gunk and debris left behind.
Which is the correct way to clean a Glock 17?
Glock 17 Field Striped: (top) Slide, (middle-left) Barrel, (middle-right) Guide Rod & Recoil Spring, (bottom) Frame. The barrel of your Glock is where the VAST majority of the dirt, carbon, and grim will hide – so that is what you want to clean first. Start with using a dry brush to push most of the crud out of your barrel.
Why do you need lubricant on a Glock?
Proper cleaning and lubrication prevents corrosion and removes accumulated dirt and debris that can affect your pistol’s operation. Check the owner’s manual for your GLOCK model for where to apply lubricant and how much to apply. NOTE: Applying the correct amount of lubrication is key.
How often should I have my Glock pistol inspected?
If you are using your GLOCK pistol very heavily, we recommend that you have it inspected periodically. A GLOCK certified armorer can do this, or you can send it to GLOCK, Inc. to be inspected. You can use our DEALER LOCATOR to find a GLOCK certified armorer in your area.
What should I do if my Glock pistol needs to be replaced?
If your GLOCK needs another part replaced, that should be done by a certified GLOCK armorer. Proper cleaning and lubrication prevents corrosion and removes accumulated dirt and debris that can affect your pistol’s operation.