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Old November 21st, 2011, 10:08 PM   #16
 
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A question related to cleaning. I cleaned my MP9 for the first time last night after purchasing and after I finished I found lint from the gun cloths I bought from the store. No matter what I do to clean them off it doesn't come off. After cleaning and lubrication what should I use to to wipe off the various cleaning solutions so lint does not get on them?


If you're getting stuff from the patches and cloth sticking to the weapon it sounds like you are using too much lube. Only a very SMALL amount, 1 drop, to the points it shows you in the manual. I would take it apart, clean it with Hoppes #9 to get all the lube off, let it air dry for about 10 minutes, wipe it down with a clean, dry lint free cloth like a microfiber cloth for auto detailing, lube the points with 1 drop of breakfree (or whatever lube you prefer) each, put it back together. Work the action many times (10-20 slide releases and resets) to let that lube get all around in the slide grooves and the barrel hole in the front of the slide, then wipe the fingerprints and any lube specs off with a REM oil rag. The exterior of the weapon should be completely dry and fingerprint and debris free when you are finished, and the points you were to lube should be adequately lubed with again, 1 drop each, and worked into place via the guns own action.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 11:21 PM   #17
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Welcome. I am a big fan of coating my slide with oil and wiping it cleanwith a dry cotton cloth to get all the excess. Much like everyone else, I try to keep my guns staying nice and pretty.
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Old January 22nd, 2013, 12:01 PM   #18
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Lint from patches

Try Swab-its.com, great products and after you clean your gun they can be cleaned up a reused many times. They have eliminated the heed for patches.
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