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 What cleaner/lubricant/preservative do you NOT like and or quit using--AND why?

    Started by OldVet, March 25th, 2014 04:05 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 2,680
    May 26th, 2015, 02:35 PM Go to last post
  2. Sig 938 aftermarket triggers

    Started by Rangersedge, May 24th, 2015 02:09 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 146
    May 25th, 2015, 01:10 AM Go to last post
  3. One man's journey with FrogLube (not hype or infomercial, just my experience)

    Started by smolck, August 17th, 2014 01:08 PM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 5,884
    May 20th, 2015, 07:36 PM Go to last post
  4. Blast from the Past

    Started by Doorman55, May 18th, 2015 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 321
    May 19th, 2015, 08:01 PM Go to last post
  5. Cleaning Magazines question

    Started by TheDreadnought, March 13th, 2015 10:53 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 461
    May 18th, 2015, 09:27 PM Go to last post
  6. Gunzilla ~ Myth or Miracle

    Started by Saber, April 4th, 2009 03:30 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 17,080
    May 18th, 2015, 08:48 PM Go to last post
  7. Gun got soaked(with water), now what?

    Started by techieccw, May 9th, 2015 05:03 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 659
    May 9th, 2015, 11:09 PM Go to last post
  8. Poll Poll: How often do you clean your EDC gun?

    Started by Katana1, April 17th, 2015 05:27 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 66
    • Views: 1,409
    May 6th, 2015, 11:01 AM Go to last post
  9. Which cleaning kit for 9mm Shield? Opinions

    Started by aholeinthewor1d, April 29th, 2015 09:59 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 206
    April 30th, 2015, 12:29 PM Go to last post
  10. 1911 Lubrication

    Started by mkh, April 23rd, 2015 10:26 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 575
    TRX
    April 29th, 2015, 06:49 AM Go to last post
  11. A Question for the 1911 Gurus

    Started by mkh, April 24th, 2015 08:38 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 214
    April 24th, 2015, 04:21 PM Go to last post
  12. Green corrosion on casings

    Started by Sleepnheat, December 23rd, 2014 05:35 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 612
    April 24th, 2015, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  13. Possible G19 Issue

    Started by PowerPro, April 23rd, 2015 03:46 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 327
    April 24th, 2015, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  14. 1911 idiot scratch repaired

    Started by PAcanis, September 16th, 2014 01:50 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 1,594
    April 23rd, 2015, 12:59 PM Go to last post
  15. Field stripping a SA lw operator.

    Started by whinebag, April 19th, 2015 11:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 83
    April 20th, 2015, 10:32 AM Go to last post
  16. About cleaning that AR15

    Started by cmdrdredd, March 25th, 2015 09:37 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 824
    April 19th, 2015, 10:26 AM Go to last post
  17. Taurus TCP738. Dirtiest NIB gun ever purchased. Anyone Else?

    Started by JDSA, April 27th, 2011 10:32 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,166
    March 31st, 2015, 10:21 PM Go to last post
  18. Suppressor maintenance

    Started by Jaeger, March 1st, 2015 02:05 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 248
    March 1st, 2015, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  19. FIREClean vs Eezox

    Started by Will34, January 2nd, 2015 04:33 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 440
    February 26th, 2015, 05:49 PM Go to last post
  20. Mpro7 Copper Cleaner with Slip2000

    Started by dgunnut, February 21st, 2015 06:34 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 154
    February 21st, 2015, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  21. Complete slide clean?

    Started by Sledge, December 25th, 2014 03:52 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 645
    January 30th, 2015, 06:53 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 338
    January 19th, 2015, 12:04 AM Go to last post
  22. Question Gun patches for a .380?

    Started by Robinelli, August 13th, 2014 03:20 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 903
    December 24th, 2014, 11:31 PM Go to last post
  23. does Cleaning Solvent have to be neutralized?

    Started by condition1blog, November 22nd, 2014 05:57 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 414
    December 23rd, 2014, 07:08 PM Go to last post
  24. Do you like the smell of hoppes?

    Started by zerosoma, December 6th, 2014 10:55 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 1,846
    December 16th, 2014, 10:27 PM Go to last post
  25. Does my Shield need broken in?

    Started by PJR202, December 27th, 2013 08:31 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,748
    December 7th, 2014, 06:00 PM Go to last post
  26. Clean without major disassembly

    Started by techieccw, November 30th, 2014 09:52 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 772
    December 2nd, 2014, 03:56 PM Go to last post
  27. Effect of Residue Left Prolonged on a Gun?

    Started by runandgun, November 25th, 2014 05:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 545
    November 28th, 2014, 09:56 PM Go to last post
  28. S&W Shield 9mm slide lock loose

    Started by gruffman27, November 23rd, 2014 04:12 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 717
    November 24th, 2014, 07:56 PM Go to last post
  29. best gun cleaner/ lubricant? (read this)

    Started by crue2009, May 11th, 2011 09:24 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 91,189
    November 21st, 2014, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  30. Poll Poll: Gunzilla vs Weapons Shield

    Started by eagleeye, September 16th, 2011 07:37 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 12,886
    November 15th, 2014, 10:46 PM Go to last post
  31. 3-in-1 oil

    Started by TRX, November 8th, 2014 09:46 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 552
    TRX
    November 10th, 2014, 08:31 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 340
    November 4th, 2014, 03:26 PM Go to last post
  32. well, that turned ugly in a hurry...

    Started by TRX, July 11th, 2014 12:16 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,537
    October 24th, 2014, 03:34 PM Go to last post
  33. Think you're using the best cleaning products on your guns?

    Started by 2tall79, October 14th, 2014 09:41 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 810
    October 15th, 2014, 08:36 PM Go to last post
  34. Glock striker sleeve came out? I just put it back in.

    Started by slambars86, October 13th, 2014 02:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 807
    October 15th, 2014, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  35. Spring replacement on my Kimber Ultra CDP2

    Started by superdamian11, October 11th, 2014 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 275
    October 11th, 2014, 04:07 PM Go to last post
  36. Question Liberty Gun Lubricant, anyone tried this stuff out yet?

    Started by Christopher67, August 22nd, 2014 01:01 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,337
    October 5th, 2014, 09:11 PM Go to last post
  37. Another reminder, take off your grips

    Started by Easy8, October 2nd, 2014 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 378
    October 2nd, 2014, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  38. Otis vs Kleen-Bore Pull Cleaning Kits

    Started by CodeSection, October 1st, 2014 07:27 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 348
    October 2nd, 2014, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  39. Restoring Old Bluing

    Started by Kilowatt3, June 16th, 2014 11:06 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 753
    September 17th, 2014, 09:43 AM Go to last post
  40. Just a Reminder!

    Started by Easy8, September 12th, 2014 01:21 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 398
    September 12th, 2014, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  41. another motor oil related lubrication thread

    Started by oldirty9014, September 10th, 2014 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 436
    September 10th, 2014, 05:41 PM Go to last post
  42. Beretta 92 locking block/plunger stuck

    Started by orangeman79, September 2nd, 2014 12:48 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 382
    September 2nd, 2014, 01:55 PM Go to last post
  43. Question Cleaning kit to end all cleaning kits?

    Started by american23, August 17th, 2014 12:18 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 698
    August 19th, 2014, 04:27 PM Go to last post

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