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. Complete slide clean?

    Started by Sledge, Yesterday 04:52 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 143
    Yesterday, 09:12 PM Go to last post
  2. Question Gun patches for a .380?

    Started by Robinelli, August 13th, 2014 04:20 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 588
    Yesterday, 12:31 AM Go to last post
  3. 1911 idiot scratch repaired

    Started by PAcanis, September 16th, 2014 02:50 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 787
    December 24th, 2014, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  4. Green corrosion on casings

    Started by Sleepnheat, December 23rd, 2014 06:35 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 259
    TRX
    December 24th, 2014, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  5. does Cleaning Solvent have to be neutralized?

    Started by condition1blog, November 22nd, 2014 06:57 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 204
    December 23rd, 2014, 08:08 PM Go to last post
  6. One man's journey with FrogLube (not hype or infomercial, just my experience)

    Started by smolck, August 17th, 2014 02:08 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    • Replies: 114
    • Views: 3,603
    December 21st, 2014, 07:59 PM Go to last post
  7. Do you like the smell of hoppes?

    Started by zerosoma, December 6th, 2014 11:55 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 1,251
    December 16th, 2014, 11:27 PM Go to last post
  8. Does my Shield need broken in?

    Started by PJR202, December 27th, 2013 09:31 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,315
    December 7th, 2014, 07:00 PM Go to last post
  9. Clean without major disassembly

    Started by techieccw, November 30th, 2014 10:52 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 491
    December 2nd, 2014, 04:56 PM Go to last post
  10. Effect of Residue Left Prolonged on a Gun?

    Started by runandgun, November 25th, 2014 06:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 338
    November 28th, 2014, 10:56 PM Go to last post
  11. S&W Shield 9mm slide lock loose

    Started by gruffman27, November 23rd, 2014 05:12 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 368
    November 24th, 2014, 08:56 PM Go to last post
  12. best gun cleaner/ lubricant? (read this)

    Started by crue2009, May 11th, 2011 10:24 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 80,363
    November 21st, 2014, 01:08 PM Go to last post
  13. Poll Poll: Gunzilla vs Weapons Shield

    Started by eagleeye, September 16th, 2011 08:37 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 11,774
    November 15th, 2014, 11:46 PM Go to last post
  14. Question What cleaner/lubricant/preservative do you NOT like and or quit using--AND why?

    Started by OldVet, March 25th, 2014 05:05 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 1,697
    November 12th, 2014, 11:11 PM Go to last post
  15. 3-in-1 oil

    Started by TRX, November 8th, 2014 10:46 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 346
    TRX
    November 10th, 2014, 09:31 AM Go to last post
  16. Gunzilla ~ Myth or Miracle

    Started by Saber, April 4th, 2009 04:30 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 14,378
    November 5th, 2014, 01:42 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 246
    November 4th, 2014, 04:26 PM Go to last post
  17. well, that turned ugly in a hurry...

    Started by TRX, July 11th, 2014 01:16 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,232
    October 24th, 2014, 04:34 PM Go to last post
  18. Think you're using the best cleaning products on your guns?

    Started by 2tall79, October 14th, 2014 10:41 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 542
    October 15th, 2014, 09:36 PM Go to last post
  19. Glock striker sleeve came out? I just put it back in.

    Started by slambars86, October 13th, 2014 03:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 517
    October 15th, 2014, 10:54 AM Go to last post
  20. Spring replacement on my Kimber Ultra CDP2

    Started by superdamian11, October 11th, 2014 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 146
    October 11th, 2014, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  21. Question Liberty Gun Lubricant, anyone tried this stuff out yet?

    Started by Christopher67, August 22nd, 2014 02:01 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 626
    October 5th, 2014, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  22. Another reminder, take off your grips

    Started by Easy8, October 2nd, 2014 05:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 268
    October 2nd, 2014, 08:03 PM Go to last post
  23. Otis vs Kleen-Bore Pull Cleaning Kits

    Started by CodeSection, October 1st, 2014 08:27 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 195
    October 2nd, 2014, 02:35 PM Go to last post
  24. Restoring Old Bluing

    Started by Kilowatt3, June 17th, 2014 12:06 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 570
    September 17th, 2014, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  25. Just a Reminder!

    Started by Easy8, September 12th, 2014 02:21 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 290
    September 12th, 2014, 04:25 PM Go to last post
  26. another motor oil related lubrication thread

    Started by oldirty9014, September 10th, 2014 05:21 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 292
    September 10th, 2014, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  27. Beretta 92 locking block/plunger stuck

    Started by orangeman79, September 2nd, 2014 01:48 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 206
    September 2nd, 2014, 02:55 PM Go to last post
  28. Question Cleaning kit to end all cleaning kits?

    Started by american23, August 17th, 2014 01:18 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 535
    August 19th, 2014, 05:27 PM Go to last post
  29. New AK Dust Cover and Bolt Spring?

    Started by Chuck808, August 1st, 2014 12:09 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 356
    August 5th, 2014, 06:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 466
    July 29th, 2014, 06:59 AM Go to last post
  30. Am I cleaning my XDm correctly?

    Started by TheXDmGuy, July 17th, 2014 10:18 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 486
    July 18th, 2014, 02:30 AM Go to last post
  31. Issue re-installing slide on Kimber Ultra Carry II

    Started by watch4king, July 7th, 2014 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 279
    July 8th, 2014, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  32. Anybody in Austin, Texas know where to get FireClean?

    Started by mballz23, June 17th, 2014 01:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 293
    June 17th, 2014, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  33. Did not believe it till it happened to me

    Started by Easy8, April 3rd, 2014 01:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,717
    June 16th, 2014, 11:43 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 377
    June 13th, 2014, 12:36 AM Go to last post
  34. CLP and Oil?

    Started by techieccw, June 9th, 2014 06:45 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 558
    June 10th, 2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  35. Oiling a gun

    Started by Jeanlouise, May 24th, 2014 05:05 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 851
    May 25th, 2014, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  36. M-Pro 7 gun cleaner

    Started by Easy8, May 24th, 2014 08:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 326
    May 24th, 2014, 09:15 PM Go to last post
  37. Try Eezox

    Started by bwromine, April 30th, 2014 05:04 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 491
    May 3rd, 2014, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  38. Has anyone experienced CLP evaporation?

    Started by Nuke0955, April 6th, 2014 12:26 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 572
    April 13th, 2014, 09:36 PM Go to last post
  39. Moved: Dry firing will damage your firearm beyond repair...

    Started by NH_Esau, April 9th, 2014 06:33 PM
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  40. Question How do I clean slide serrations?

    Started by american23, April 7th, 2014 10:43 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 826
    April 9th, 2014, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  41. Fathers Day Idea

    Started by flcarry95, March 18th, 2014 05:10 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 510
    March 19th, 2014, 02:46 AM Go to last post
  42. Frog lube

    Started by formernuke, March 12th, 2014 10:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 804
    March 14th, 2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post

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