Cleaning the magazine

Depending on how often you shoot, it is helpful to disassemble the box magazine for cleaning. First, remove the detachable box magazine from the rifle. Slide the magazine bottom plate out to the rear. The magazine spring and follower can then be easily removed for inspection. Wipe off any dirt or residue then apply a very thin coat of oil and wipe clean again. Too much oil will only serve to collect oil 5 AFTER FOULING HAS BEEN REMOVED, THE BORE SHOULD BE WIPED DRY. Then pass a slightly oiled...