Tips for Cleaning Glock Pistol At Home [17, 19, 22, and More]

how to clean a glock

Shooting the aim point perfectly makes the hunting most enjoyable for shooters.

And this can be only done when you have a better performing Glock pistol or your shotgun handy.

Hi-tech devices such as Ultrasonic Glock cleaner are today used to make the tedious cleaning process easier.

You can just get your dirty Glock restored by separating the Glock parts and placing them in the cleaning machine with a cleaner solution.

The process of cleaning your Glock can also be accomplished by using a Glock pistol cleaning kit and gun cleaning patches.

These help to clean the leftover stubborn deposits (if any) to give a shiny and new condition pistol in very less time.

Just like tools are best friends for a car mechanic (to make their job easier); the same way Glock cleaning supplies and kits are best-loved by shooters for cleaning their pistol parts from time to time.

All the patches and kits are not the same as some leave fluff in the bore. And thus you need a quality that is specifically designed for cleaning Glock.

Steps for Cleaning Glock

how to clean Glock 17

First of all separate the parts of the Glock pistol which begin with a release of the magazine safely to avoid accidents.

The fingers must be outside the trigger guard to be safe.

Check the chamber with a few rounds to make sure that there are no bullets to get ejected.

Check physically inserting a finger in the chamber to be sure that it is empty to begin the cleaning process.

Disassemble the Glock parts, starting with a push of the slide in the forward direction and slip it off to the side of the receiver.

Seize the recoil spring with the forefinger or thumb and compress it about 6mm to remove.

Grab the barrel by the bottom cart and draw out of the slide.

Check the barrel to assure that the bore is clear and use a bore brush with a good quality gun solvent to go through the chamber and to the muzzle side of the pistol.

Multiple passes need to be performed for the perfect cleaning of the chamber.

Separate the slide, barrel, recoil spring assembly, glide rod, and receiver.

Use a toothbrush dipping in the solvent to clean the lug areas and wipe dry with a cloth.

In case of cleaning the barrel, Wet a cleaning patch with a Glock cleaning solvent and thread all through the slotted tip with the help of a Glock cleaning rod to protect the bore interior from scratches.

Secondly, insert it into the breech end of the barrel and swab out the bore and chamber.

Work out for nearly 5-6 times through the entire length of the barrel to keep away the settled debris inside.

Follow every cleaning process spreading a Glock cleaning mat on the platform of the table where the process is started for safety and accurate cleaning of the firearm.

Now remove the patch fixed to the cleaning rod and restore with a brass bore brush.

Insert the rod into the barrel and scrub the whole area of the bore vigorously until the bore is shiny and clean when observed in the bright light.

Wipe the exterior of the barrel with a patch and dry it out by swabbing. As the work of the barrel is finished keep it aside to let it dry.

Examine the guide and recoil slide assemble for any residue.

Use a clean cloth to clean the magazine and receiver surface.

Now when cleaning the Glock pistol seems so easy, why not clean it now to make your pistol function and work for a long time smoothly without any risk.

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How To Clean A Glock with Ultrasonic Cleaner?

Cleaning a gun pistol-like Glock 17 (or other models) at home is an adventurous task!

Expert uses machines like ultrasonic Glock cleaner that can effectively clean these guns without wasting time and energy.

Begin the process by adding two cups of water and a jar of ultrasonic cleaning solvent to your ultrasonic gun cleaning device.

Take apart the magazine from the gun and check the round again to make it free. Now drop the spring, barrel, and missile.

Set the timer for 40 seconds and close the lid of the device. When it is done, take off the lid and leave it for minutes as it is hot to touch.

Use a scissor-like tool to lift the tray of gun parts. Watch the steam coming out of the parts.

The next step is to clean the parts under the running water in a proper way, up and down for a minute and wipe them dry with a cloth simply.

Spray a cleaning agent on the parts and wipe the excess in a careful way. Reassemble the parts in the gun and check its function without any problem to use further.

To know more about the process in detail, you may check out the below video which clearly explains all the above procedures.

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