3.Using dry patches, work the rod and jag back and forth through the barrel until the patches come out clean.4.Using a solvent soaked rag, wipe the exterior surface of the barrel, to include themuzzle, feed ramp and barrel hood. If there is any residue remaining (especiallyon the feed ramp and barrel hood), a toothbrush soaked in solvent should do thetrick.5.Make certain the barrel is clean and dry (especially inside).2.Cleaning the Slide:3.Using a solvent soaked rag, toothbrush and Q-tips, clean the underside of the slide.
Do not insert solvent (or oil) into the firing pin channel (the hole opposite thefiring pin safety) A good way to keep solvent from getting into this channel is to keep theslide pointed muzzle down while performing this step.4.Using a clean, dry rag, wipe the underside of the slide completely. Make sure the sliderail cuts, the breech face and the area under the extractor claw are clean and dry.5.Wipe the top of the slide with your solvent rag and dry with clean rag.6.Cleaning the receiver:7.Using a rag, lightly dampened with solvent, wipe the inside of the receiver. Importantareas to wipe are the locking block, ejector, connector and cruciform.While you have the gun apart and clean, now is a good time to check the internal safeties in your pistol.1.Trigger safety:1.Push forward on the vertical extension of the trigger bar. The trigger safety shouldengage.
pull the trigger at this point. To release the trigger at this point, push the vertical extension as far forward as it will go and while maintaining thisforward extension, pull the trigger 2.Firing pin safety:3.Shake the slide vigorously with the muzzle pointed down. Look at the firing pin hole inthe breech face. The firing pin should not be protruding from this hole.4.With the slide still muzzle down, depress the firing pin safety. The firing pin should now be protruding through the hole. Pull the firing pin lug to the rear to retract the firing pin.The absolute easiest way to cause your Glock pistol to fail is to over lubricate it. You should use
5 (FIVE!) drops of oil.1.Place 1 drop on the left rear slide rail. With your finger, wipe off the excess and wipe iton the left front slide rail.2.Place 1 drop on the right rear slide rail. With your finger, wipe off the excess and wipe iton the right front slide rail.3.
This is the most important drop!
Place 1 drop where the connector meets the trigger bar.4.Place 1 drop on the rear side of the barrel lug.
Reassemble the pistol (see next section)