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. Residual gun powder in barrel?

    Started by ExactlyMyPoint, November 29th, 2008 05:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,423
    November 29th, 2008, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  2. Matte Stainless Cleaning Tip

    Started by BlackPR, November 29th, 2008 02:49 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,408
    November 30th, 2008, 01:11 PM Go to last post
  3. Pistol Cleaning Advice

    Started by Diddle, November 30th, 2008 05:38 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 3,107
    December 1st, 2008, 07:01 PM Go to last post
  4. Do you guys clean extractor channels?

    Started by sideKahr, December 1st, 2008 05:34 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,245
    jfl
    December 1st, 2008, 10:53 PM Go to last post
  5. Loose front sight on Springfield Mil Spec

    Started by BAC, December 4th, 2008 07:16 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,560
    BAC
    December 4th, 2008, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  6. Question Removing surface rust

    Started by cuban11182, November 6th, 2008 03:26 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,452
    December 5th, 2008, 01:35 AM Go to last post
  7. Cleaning a Stainless Gun

    Started by SigSire, December 12th, 2008 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 7,635
    December 13th, 2008, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  8. Springfield Issues

    Started by richardsr, December 14th, 2008 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,184
    December 25th, 2008, 01:10 AM Go to last post
  9. Loose sights

    Started by pfcslr, December 27th, 2008 06:38 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 694
    December 27th, 2008, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  10. How To Remove Scratches On SS Guns?

    Started by Mxyzptlk, December 31st, 2008 11:24 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 13,036
    January 2nd, 2009, 01:03 AM Go to last post
  11. Dirty magazines

    Started by Paymeister, January 3rd, 2009 10:40 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 907
    January 5th, 2009, 07:54 AM Go to last post
  12. Surface Rust

    Started by nlghthawk, January 4th, 2009 10:43 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 885
    January 5th, 2009, 08:19 PM Go to last post
  13. Do you use Militec

    Started by rottkeeper, January 9th, 2009 12:11 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 936
    January 9th, 2009, 07:50 AM Go to last post
  14. Cleaning SS pistol

    Started by Wldmoose, January 4th, 2009 10:04 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,509
    January 9th, 2009, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  15. Smith &Wesson 629 problems

    Started by 357sig, December 27th, 2008 02:35 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,386
    January 12th, 2009, 11:36 PM Go to last post
  16. PT145 Lube

    Started by cwoods, January 25th, 2009 10:36 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,137
    January 25th, 2009, 10:36 PM Go to last post
  17. Otis kit obstruction removal tool

    Started by Paladin132, January 29th, 2009 11:44 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,200
    January 29th, 2009, 02:04 PM Go to last post
  18. Rotating out magazines

    Started by horse2water, January 29th, 2009 08:35 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 977
    January 30th, 2009, 09:18 PM Go to last post
  19. .357-.38 spl. Fouled cylinder problem/maintenance

    Started by Bart, February 13th, 2009 06:43 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,297
    February 14th, 2009, 02:10 AM Go to last post
  20. Glock slide

    Started by petaunot, February 14th, 2009 10:51 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,145
    February 14th, 2009, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  21. Arrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhhhh!!!

    Started by CT-Mike, February 14th, 2009 09:11 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 890
    February 15th, 2009, 12:57 AM Go to last post
  22. Caked Bore

    Started by philman, February 15th, 2009 02:46 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 719
    February 16th, 2009, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  23. Question Cleaning Carry Gun During Winter

    Started by JonInNY, February 2nd, 2009 01:28 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 806
    February 17th, 2009, 05:23 PM Go to last post
  24. Gun cleaning area

    Started by gunnerdd2, January 17th, 2009 02:35 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 3,773
    wpk
    February 18th, 2009, 02:40 PM Go to last post
  25. Rust Prevention: Brownell's Article

    Started by bmcgilvray, February 18th, 2009 07:47 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,237
    February 22nd, 2009, 03:20 AM Go to last post
  26. Glock Frame Cleaning

    Started by blinkstafoo1, February 28th, 2009 06:13 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,541
    February 28th, 2009, 11:43 PM Go to last post
  27. Lubricating a Pistol, Where and How Much?

    Started by Hivoltage, February 14th, 2009 04:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,873
    March 8th, 2009, 04:31 AM Go to last post
  28. Wink Lubrication: Grease or Oil?

    Started by ExSoldier, February 16th, 2009 04:47 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 3,499
    March 8th, 2009, 11:45 PM Go to last post
  29. Lube!

    Started by drlove, February 5th, 2009 02:41 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 2,894
    March 10th, 2009, 12:40 AM Go to last post
  30. Q about cleaning lead from revolver

    Started by Dolphin, March 14th, 2009 09:11 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,826
    March 15th, 2009, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  31. Question for Kimber Ultra Carry owners

    Started by Ron, March 15th, 2009 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 940
    Ron
    March 16th, 2009, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  32. CLP????

    Started by cpmiv, March 15th, 2009 04:52 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 860
    Ron
    March 20th, 2009, 09:38 AM Go to last post
  33. Possible Problem After Cleaning LCP

    Started by Budrbean, March 31st, 2009 10:12 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 751
    March 31st, 2009, 10:38 PM Go to last post
  34. Sight Pusher For Kimber

    Started by Jeff F, April 14th, 2009 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,748
    April 14th, 2009, 05:22 PM Go to last post
  35. Lightbulb Removing the polyurethane

    Started by rojo, May 9th, 2009 10:52 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,054
    May 10th, 2009, 02:24 PM Go to last post
  36. Question Final wipe down?

    Started by Boat Jockey, March 22nd, 2009 11:21 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,280
    May 12th, 2009, 07:34 PM Go to last post
  37. Grip screw for S&W Airweight...

    Started by ksuwildcat, May 21st, 2009 11:41 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,637
    May 21st, 2009, 12:31 PM Go to last post
  38. proper gun lube ?'s

    Started by jca1, May 20th, 2009 07:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,923
    May 22nd, 2009, 04:46 PM Go to last post
  39. How often to clean?

    Started by ErikGr7, December 26th, 2008 10:08 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 2,799
    May 25th, 2009, 02:05 AM Go to last post
  40. Help identify tool please??

    Started by Jeff F, May 25th, 2009 11:09 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 818
    May 25th, 2009, 08:25 PM Go to last post
  41. Militec 1?

    Started by 1911luver, January 2nd, 2009 04:22 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,770
    May 26th, 2009, 11:59 PM Go to last post
  42. XD45 locked up

    Started by preach45, May 26th, 2009 10:59 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,842
    May 27th, 2009, 01:25 AM Go to last post
  43. How long will a clip spring last?

    Started by rholland, May 30th, 2009 12:29 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,659
    May 30th, 2009, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  44. Question Return to Glock factory for maintainence?

    Started by Prairie Dog, May 28th, 2009 12:44 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,823
    June 1st, 2009, 12:07 AM Go to last post
  45. Non-Chlorinated brake cleaner & mobil 1

    Started by highoctane, April 28th, 2009 04:25 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,019
    June 5th, 2009, 09:10 PM Go to last post

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