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  1. Should I clean the bore every range trip?

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    At the range today, I only put 10 rounds through my M1A. Should I go ahead and clean the bore (solvent and oil)? I hear that more damage is caused by overcleaning, but I've also heard that I should clean the bore and regrease after each trip to the range. How often should i clean the bore...
  2. 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...