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  1. I clean my M1A Loaded every range trip; is that so bad?

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    I know that you should only disassemble the rifle about once a year or every 500 rounds. But for the past 12 years, I've had the habit of disassembling any gun I shoot after every trip to the range which is about once per week. Now I have a Loaded M1A which is not glass-bedded. So it won't do...
  2. No need to clean the M1A before shooting?

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    I was under the impression that I needed to disassemble the entire rifle and clean/oil and grease all internal parts before firing for the first time. But according to Springfield Armory, I do not need to oil/clean any internal parts (such as the trigger group). They said I just need to keep...