6 (1) Cleaning Materials. The following cleaning materials are used in preventive
7 maintenance (see figure 2-21):
8 • Brushes: bore, chamber, and general purpose.
9 • Rod in three sections and a handle assembly.
10 • Patch holder section, swabs, patches, pipe cleaners, and rags.
11 • CLP (Cleaner, Lubricant, and Preservative). CLP does three things. It contains
12 solvents to dissolve firing residue and carbon, it lays down a layer of Teflon as it dries
13 to provide lubrication, and it prevents rust from forming. To use CLP:
14 • Always shake the bottle well before use.
16 • Clean your rifle with these patches and rags until they come out clean.
17 • Take a clean patch or rag and apply a fresh, light coat of CLP.
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