There is an idiom that “The durability of a product depends on user” so that remember maintenance your hunting air rifles after using in order keep them not only nice but also strong along the time.
First of all, you have to prepare the tools and the products that are necessary for cleaning hunting air rifle such as cleaning rod, brass brush. Besides, you also need some products for cleaning wood in order to keep the stock of the rifle clean: Kristol sticks wood oil bottle or wipe, spray wax, polish, vanishing cream for wooden product … In addition, oil for a weapon is necessary for maintain all the functions of each weapon in general and the rifle in particular. The hunting rifle preservation is very important so that which product must be chosen wisely.
Secondly, you should know that the oil is the best weapon to protect the best hunting air rifle. It provides a light and reversible protection for against the corrosion as well as facilitate for working of inside part. However, it does not mean that you put your hunting air rifle full of oil. In order to own the best hunting rifle, you have to make sure that it is not too dry as well as too wet.
Thirdly, The grease is essential for maintenance of hunting rifle. After finishing clean your weapon, you need use a few grease which protects the weapon for a long time and helps it against oxidation and moisture. It is a notice that the grease may dry and freeze if it is too cold so that do not forget your weapon in the winter. Moreover, the vaseline grease for the gears is encouraged to avoid the moisture.
In general, if you want to maintain your hunting air rifle, you have to follow some rules below:
Regular inspection: the maintenance should be performed 1 times each month by using a greased cloth. Sweeping your rifle quickly before disassembling it for checking.
Store location: If you want to store your hunting rifle for a long time, you should use a clean piece of cloth to protect the gun barrel.
Purifying: the cleaning must be done carefully. Please disassemble all the wooden parts and store in a dry place. In general, all the part should be disassembled and be filled in all the gaps with the grease then may be wrapped in the old newspapers or a solid plastic bag.
Warning: we advise that in order to protect your hunt rifle in spite of dry protection or wet protection if the moisture still remains in the grease, your hunting rifle is corroded. So, a dry place is the most suitable.
In conclusion, the weapon maintenance is the same as the way you maintain your cloth, your bag or your hunting boots so that a good presentation will bring to you not only a good efficiency in the next hunting but also the reliability of your hunting rifle by the time.
Written by: Hunter’s Tales