Tips for Cleaning Glock Pistol At Home

Tips for Cleaning Glock Pistol At Home

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 in the cleaning machine with a cleaner solution.

Process of cleaning your glock can also be accomplished by using glock pistol cleaning kit and gun cleaning patches.

These help to clean the left over 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 same as some leave fluff in the bore. And thus you need a quality glock cleaning kit that is specifically designed for cleaning glock.

Steps for Cleaning Glock

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 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 a 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 sis 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 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.

Useful Videos:

Glock Cleaning Basics

How to Clean Glock 19?

How to Clean Glock 17?

How to Clean Glock 22?

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