Sig + Oven = Bad Idea

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

There photos are of a Sig Sauer Pro that was left in an electric oven at 210°c / 400°f for 20 minutes by a French police officer. After cleaning it he put it in to dry but was distracted by a phone call.

I propose this as a candidate Xavier’s Ugly Gun Sunday.

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Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • JAFO JAFO on May 01, 2012

    Never put a gun in the oven? Really? Every gun I own that'll fit has been in the oven while being treated with Froglube. Granted, at a low 175 degrees for a half hour, but still.

  • Herr Glock Herr Glock on Dec 20, 2013

    Just saw and ad on ARMSLIST : "For Sale, French Army Rifle, never fired, dropped only once"