fieldstrip

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field·strip

 (fēld′strĭp′)
tr.v. field·stripped, field·strip·ping, field·strips
1. To disassemble (a weapon) for cleaning, repair, or inspection.
2. To leave no trace of (a cigarette butt) by rolling up the paper and scattering the tobacco.

fieldstrip

(ˈfiːldstrɪp)
vb (tr)
(Military) military US to take apart (a firearm) for cleaning, oiling, or repairing
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Thus, the barrel could be easily fieldstripped out of the wood for cleaning and the slides stayed in the stock without chance of loss (a feature usually found only on fine sporting rifles).
The Pico is designed to be fieldstripped quickly and simply, thanks to that well-illustrated owner's manual, which also includes clear instructions for more advanced disassembly as well.
It can be fieldstripped for maintenance instruction.
The 1917's bolt could also be easily fieldstripped by leaving the safety on when closing the action, keeping the cocking far enough to the rear for penny or other small object to be inserted in the gap.
Even when the guns were fieldstripped, I could find no tool marks or sharp edges.
If you've never fieldstripped a Ruger, here's what's involved.
The action on the Ultimate can be totally fieldstripped without tools, should it require cleaning.
Now, of the dozens of various vintage 1911's I've fieldstripped none had a bushing so tight it didn't easily remove with my fingers.
It is fieldstripped in much the same manner as a Chinese puzzle.
Based on a tilting bolt design, the MAS has few working parts and can be fieldstripped in seconds.
The factory safety was replaced by a Gentry 3-position model like the one on Model 70 Winchesters, so the bolt can be easily fieldstripped.
As the name implies, you just plunk your fieldstripped filthy shooter in the soup, let it sit for 10 minutes or so, then commence swizzlin' with brushes, then pluck it out and either wipe it off or hang it to air-dry to spanky-clean condition.