I've never broken them down to field strip them. But, when I clean the gun (after the range, when I'm bored at home, etc.), I'll usually unload the mags and wipe the feed with a cloth to get the GSR off it. Then I'll wipe the outside of the mag with the silicone rag after I reload the mag. But that's just so I can spend more time cleaning my gun. I'm always soo sad when I have to pack up my cleaning kit.
I shoot USPSA every weekend. It never fails when I do a reload during a stage that my changed mag will always fall in the only mud puddle or sand box around. So yes I end up cleaning my mags pretty often. :roll:
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