Ask a prepper which of his items is closer to his heart, and he would talk about his gun, for sure. This is why is very important that you know how to clean and maintain your guns. Without this specialized knowledge your revolvers and semi-auto pistols will become nothing more than rusted and frozen up pieces of broken metal.
Considering the number of people owning handguns in our prepper community, and their different knowledge and skills, there are things to be said and steps to be learned to keep your firearms at the ready. We’ll take this journey together here, on Survivopedia, and start with how to clean and maintain a S&W 649 revolver ( .357 Magnum Stainless Steel Bodyguard).