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Updated: 11/09/2017 08:30:00AM

Clean as a whistle

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By Jenny Malone

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In my last column, I talked about the supplies needed for cleaning your gun. This week, let’s look at how to clean a semi-automatic handgun gun. Most of these steps will apply for a revolver, rifle or shotgun as well.

The first thing you need to do is make sure the magazine is removed and that the chamber is empty. Do not trust your memory on this — always check the chamber visually. Make sure there is no ammunition anywhere in the room. This isn’t optional. Safety is always number one!

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