A great reminder to keep your firearm maintenance at the top of your “to do” List because you never know when you might need it to save your ass. -SF
Last week I wrote an article about how I was incapacitated after surgery and needed to change the gun I normally carry. I chose to carry my S&W 351C revolver. I had been carrying it for about a week when I went to shoot it.
The cylinder wouldn’t open.
This is a revolver. They never malfunction, right? Wrong. The cylinder wouldn’t open until I put a generous amount of oil on it.
Everything else seemed to be working fine. I removed the cylinder and found this:
The cylinder crane was completely coated with rust. That’s why the cylinder wouldn’t open up.
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