Firearms Safety Expert Jimmy Cosenza: Preparing Firearms
How do I prepare my new firearm for use?
1. Make sure gun is unloaded.
2. Disassemble firearm according to manufacturer owner's manual.
3. Wipe off lubricant and protectant from firearm's component parts.
a. Clean barrel with a bore snake
b. Wipe rails with cotton swabs
c. Brush all components with an old toothbrush
4. Reassemble firearm according to manufacturer owner's manual.