A clean rifle is a reliable and accurate rifle. Cleaning a rifle such as the Ruger 10/22 is a procedure and should be done as per Ruger’s instructions. There is a “right” way and many “wrong” ways. Firearms are expensive and so you should spend time learning how to properly clean and lubricate them to make them last.
Learn how to clean the Ruger 10/22 rifle from a professional gunsmith at Brownells.