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Lube it or Lose it




Alright, you slobs. Listen up.


It's common knowledge that firearms require an certain amount of upkeep and maintenance to ensure they work properly. Whether that be a dollop of oil on your slidey bits or taking a brush to your twisty bits, every firearm should be cleaned regularly.


HOWEVER,

It has come to my attention that some of you (not pointing any fingers) will go to the range, throw the cheapest/dirtiest ammo you could find in your dry ass gun, spend the day shooting, and then toss your firearm back in the bag until your next outing.


This is totally fine; that is, if you're someone who enjoys wearing wet socks and never swaps out their loufa.


Now the arguement could be made that a firearm is a tool, and should be able to withstand the wear and tear of heavy usage. I agree; a firearm that can reliably function through adverse conditions (dirt, carbon buildup, cheap ammo) is a good thing. However, any logical person would tell you that a clean weapon will have better performance than one that has been neglected.


Wipe down your BCG, check for abnormal wear, clean your barrels, and LUBE YOUR DAMN GUN. Like, right when you get back from using it. It doesn't need to be a deep clean. You don't need to disassemble your trigger to polish out the slightest blemish on the hammer spring. Simple, general maintenance goes a LONG way. Don't put your rifle away after shooting in wet conditions, and then look surprised when you have rust spots starting to form.

Because if you do, I'll laugh and call you dumb.




All jokes aside, the majority of malfuctions can be avoided by setting aside 5 minutes to wipe down and lube up a firearm after use. Always ensure your firearm is unloaded and safe before doing any kind of maintenance or installation, and consult the manufacturer or a trained gunsmith if you're ever unsure of proper cleaning on your particular weapon system.


Be safe, train hard, practice kindness, carry extra socks, and most importantly -

Replace your damn loufas.


Cheers,


Cody

Stubborn Mule Manufacturing

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