Firearm Cleaning & Maintenance

Firearm Cleaning & Maintenance

Below you will find a list of discussions in the Firearm Cleaning & Maintenance forums at the DefensiveCarry Concealed Carry Forum. The Firearm Cleaning & Maintenance forum is for discussion of: Guns are mechanical tools that require routine cleaning and maintenance to remain dependable. This is especially true for defensive weapons that must work as expected when you need them the most. This forum will cover these important areas and encourage you to ask questions before taking on an unfamiliar task..

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Forum: Firearm Cleaning & Maintenance

Guns are mechanical tools that require routine cleaning and maintenance to remain dependable. This is especially true for defensive weapons that must work as expected when you need them the most. This forum will cover these important areas and encourage you to ask questions before taking on an unfamiliar task.

  1. Question Clean by Soaking?

    Started by rammerjammer, April 20th, 2011 11:19 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 6,397
    April 4th, 2017, 12:04 AM Go to last post
  2. Question Wood grips and cleaning...remove em or???

    Started by zip777, February 10th, 2011 12:09 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,007
    April 3rd, 2017, 03:24 PM Go to last post
  3. Newbie... CLP or Solvent/Oil?

    Started by JLla84, February 28th, 2017 02:05 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 612
    February 28th, 2017, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  4. Cleaning your firearm.

    Started by husker3in4, October 14th, 2016 11:25 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 2,143
    February 25th, 2017, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  5. Will I damage my frame if I continue doing this?

    Started by AmmoFan01, July 1st, 2016 07:59 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 1,428
    February 21st, 2017, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  6. Cleaning system journey for new Sig P320sc

    Started by robnav, February 20th, 2017 10:11 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 136
    February 20th, 2017, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  7. Need ideas - removing foam residue from a shotgun

    Started by 10thmtn, February 11th, 2017 10:14 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 333
    February 18th, 2017, 06:17 PM Go to last post
  8. Cleaning question

    Started by Acrid, October 17th, 2012 12:10 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 5,650
    February 11th, 2017, 11:17 PM Go to last post
  9. Barrel cleaning question

    Started by GR, January 2nd, 2017 10:47 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 625
    January 21st, 2017, 02:10 PM Go to last post
  10. Bronze vs Brass bore brush

    Started by husker3in4, January 12th, 2017 03:41 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 649
    January 21st, 2017, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  11. My Mosin

    Started by alexk7, January 6th, 2017 06:07 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 222
    January 6th, 2017, 09:23 PM Go to last post
  12. 1903 Ladder Sight

    Started by Bubblehead751, January 3rd, 2017 06:47 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 107
    January 3rd, 2017, 07:02 PM Go to last post
  13. Browning A-5 Question

    Started by ThirdShift, December 22nd, 2016 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 207
    December 24th, 2016, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  14. Lube!

    Started by drlove, February 5th, 2009 01:41 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 5,757
    November 16th, 2016, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  15. Which cleaning kit for 9mm Shield? Opinions

    Started by aholeinthewor1d, April 29th, 2015 09:59 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,752
    October 29th, 2016, 10:18 PM Go to last post
  16. Question Bronze Wool?

    Started by condition1blog, October 15th, 2016 09:06 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 331
    October 20th, 2016, 02:34 AM Go to last post
  17. Anyone ever use either of these CLPs?

    Started by GMC, October 3rd, 2016 09:49 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 187
    October 3rd, 2016, 10:29 AM Go to last post
  18. Where not to use water-based cleaner on a revolver?

    Started by Vuva3rae, July 31st, 2016 10:39 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 552
    July 31st, 2016, 06:01 PM Go to last post
  19. Wipe-Out foam bore cleaner

    Started by IAm_Not_Lost, March 6th, 2016 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 560
    July 15th, 2016, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  20. Back to Breakfree CLP

    Started by 10thmtn, November 9th, 2015 09:03 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 2,284
    June 30th, 2016, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  21. Steel Gun Slide Lube

    Started by Pappy_Longshot, March 9th, 2016 08:12 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 919
    May 25th, 2016, 12:04 PM Go to last post
  22. Should I worry about rust?

    Started by dsfelton, May 8th, 2016 03:48 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 442
    May 25th, 2016, 12:05 AM Go to last post
  23. Anyone use FireClean???

    Started by Tundra5.7, June 10th, 2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,325
    April 18th, 2016, 08:20 AM Go to last post
  24. SA XDs 45 ACP Powder River Trigger Kit Reflections

    Started by ThirdShift, March 31st, 2016 07:49 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 845
    April 8th, 2016, 05:05 PM Go to last post
  25. Coonan 1911 FTE

    Started by ThirdShift, September 25th, 2015 08:23 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 3,182
    March 25th, 2016, 06:54 PM Go to last post
  26. Scuzzy Sig

    Started by subhuman, March 17th, 2016 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 555
    March 18th, 2016, 08:09 PM Go to last post
  27. Proper way to clean Gun?

    Started by bigdrowe, March 15th, 2016 10:26 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,568
    March 16th, 2016, 09:36 AM Go to last post
  28. Oil & Solvent Rant

    Started by Coty, March 3rd, 2016 04:56 AM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    • Replies: 77
    • Views: 3,009
    TRX
    March 5th, 2016, 01:28 PM Go to last post
  29. Question Degreaser Recommendation

    Started by Kennydale, February 24th, 2016 07:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,130
    March 4th, 2016, 11:34 AM Go to last post
  30. Improved Lube for Rifles, Machine Guns and small arms

    Started by FNNUT, February 24th, 2016 03:56 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 557
    February 24th, 2016, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  31. Resprung my old 13-2

    Started by ThirdShift, February 23rd, 2016 03:53 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 393
    February 23rd, 2016, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  32. 1911 Thumb Safety Update

    Started by ThirdShift, December 17th, 2015 07:41 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    • Replies: 82
    • Views: 2,834
    February 20th, 2016, 04:34 PM Go to last post
  33. 1911 Officers SS Arched MSH

    Started by ThirdShift, February 9th, 2016 10:25 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 726
    February 11th, 2016, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  34. One man's journey with FrogLube (not hype or infomercial, just my experience)

    Started by smolck, August 17th, 2014 01:08 PM
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
    • Replies: 153
    • Views: 16,370
    February 9th, 2016, 07:19 AM Go to last post
  35. Remington Moistureguard Cloth

    Started by mensaguy, February 3rd, 2016 03:19 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 315
    February 3rd, 2016, 03:43 PM Go to last post
  36. Renaissance Wax?

    Started by condition1blog, January 29th, 2016 08:46 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,355
    January 30th, 2016, 08:37 PM Go to last post
  37. Question on the Ruger Mk pistol

    Started by PAcanis, December 8th, 2015 01:05 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,228
    January 30th, 2016, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  38. Can a nickel finish be touched up?

    Started by jmf552, May 30th, 2015 04:26 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 568
    January 30th, 2016, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  39. Ballistol vs M Pro 7 vs ?? recommendations

    Started by stealthygun, January 20th, 2016 09:42 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 4,300
    January 21st, 2016, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  40. Am I the only one???

    Started by countryboy26047, January 8th, 2016 12:15 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,614
    January 16th, 2016, 08:40 PM Go to last post
  41. Cleaning rust

    Started by bowhunter13, January 3rd, 2016 08:00 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 887
    January 5th, 2016, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  42. Cleaning Rod creating flakes

    Started by techieccw, January 3rd, 2016 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 585
    January 4th, 2016, 02:12 AM Go to last post
  43. Youtube and Drooling Idiots

    Started by ThirdShift, December 26th, 2015 09:14 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 2,568
    December 28th, 2015, 01:56 AM Go to last post
  44. 1911 Thumb Safety Strangeness

    Started by ThirdShift, December 12th, 2015 05:10 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,659
    OD*
    December 12th, 2015, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  45. PX4 compact G conversation with low profile

    Started by blackhawkfann24, December 6th, 2015 10:47 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 610
    December 9th, 2015, 10:54 AM Go to last post

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