I try to keep them clean best i can to reduce the chance of anything bad happening and to maintain their condition. So i try to clean after each range sesh. If im time constrained il firld strip and give them at least a wipe down.
I rarely clean my range guns if shooting on a regular basis and then only if cycling becomes sluggish.
Barrels only get chambers cleaned not the bore ala Schuemann info.
My IWB EDC gets a light wipe down every couple weeks due to sweat from the Arizona heat.
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