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. One man's journey with FrogLube (not hype or infomercial, just my experience)

    Started by smolck, August 17th, 2014 02:08 PM
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
    • Replies: 153
    • Views: 14,604
    February 9th, 2016, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  2. Am I the only one who doesn't enjoy cleaning my guns?

    Started by miller_man, August 9th, 2012 10:07 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    • Replies: 94
    • Views: 7,477
    GH
    December 2nd, 2012, 05:48 PM Go to last post
  3. 1911 Thumb Safety Update

    Started by rdunawaytx, December 17th, 2015 08:41 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    • Replies: 82
    • Views: 2,501
    February 20th, 2016, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  4. Oil & Solvent Rant

    Started by Coty, March 3rd, 2016 05:56 AM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    • Replies: 77
    • Views: 2,619
    TRX
    March 5th, 2016, 02:28 PM Go to last post
  5. 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: 3,279
    December 16th, 2014, 11:27 PM Go to last post
  6. Where do you clean your weapons?

    Started by Firearm.Fan.Girl, December 27th, 2013 09:51 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 2,877
    December 29th, 2013, 11:02 PM Go to last post
  7. Poll Poll: How do you lubricate your carry gun?

    Started by C9H13NO3, January 29th, 2009 07:28 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 10,910
    August 15th, 2009, 08:15 PM Go to last post
  8. Poll Poll: How often do you clean your EDC gun?

    Started by Katana1, April 17th, 2015 06:27 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 66
    • Views: 3,460
    May 6th, 2015, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  9. Coonan 1911 FTE

    Started by rdunawaytx, September 25th, 2015 09:23 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 2,812
    March 25th, 2016, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  10. Lube!

    Started by drlove, February 5th, 2009 02:41 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 5,375
    November 16th, 2016, 01:28 PM Go to last post
  11. Gun cleaning mat?

    Started by taseal, April 29th, 2012 07:38 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 20,326
    February 1st, 2013, 01:55 PM Go to last post
  12. What is your least favorite gun to field strip

    Started by sid1, April 16th, 2012 09:52 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 5,804
    September 6th, 2012, 06:27 PM Go to last post
  13. Gunzilla vs. Eezox?

    Started by dairycreek, November 4th, 2009 06:11 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 19,315
    November 28th, 2011, 07:09 PM Go to last post
  14. let's talk Brake Cleaner

    Started by Obiejuan, July 4th, 2015 09:53 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 3,405
    August 6th, 2015, 10:10 PM Go to last post
  15. How often do you clean your edc?

    Started by Kimberpackn, February 13th, 2012 12:54 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 6,480
    April 30th, 2012, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  16. Ruger LC9 Magazine Disconnect Removal

    Started by azchevy, April 5th, 2011 05:04 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 46,018
    June 4th, 2013, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  17. Youtube and Drooling Idiots

    Started by rdunawaytx, December 26th, 2015 10:14 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 2,213
    December 28th, 2015, 02:56 AM Go to last post
  18. Gunzilla ~ Myth or Miracle

    Started by Saber, April 4th, 2009 04:30 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 28,492
    November 8th, 2015, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  19. Question What cleaner/lubricant/preservative do you NOT like and or quit using--AND why?

    Started by OldVet, March 25th, 2014 05:05 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 4,925
    October 31st, 2015, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  20. What gun lube do you use?

    Started by chaco, April 28th, 2009 02:45 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 6,939
    August 19th, 2009, 09:42 PM Go to last post
  21. How do you protect your hands from gun cleaning solutions?

    Started by cammo, September 29th, 2010 09:15 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 7,336
    September 17th, 2011, 02:25 AM Go to last post
  22. Poll Poll: On average how long do you spend cleaning your gun?

    Started by ExaltedOne, June 15th, 2013 12:04 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 2,647
    June 22nd, 2013, 03:00 AM Go to last post
  23. Trying Froglube

    Started by OldVet, January 4th, 2013 02:46 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 7,517
    September 26th, 2013, 06:53 PM Go to last post
  24. WD-40 for maintenance?

    Started by Bart, February 11th, 2009 06:10 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 7,246
    July 4th, 2009, 08:04 PM Go to last post
  25. Going Gunzilla

    Started by BugDude, March 29th, 2010 10:18 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 6,073
    August 17th, 2010, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  26. Weapon Cleaning

    Started by foots402, March 22nd, 2010 02:33 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 2,975
    June 10th, 2010, 09:13 AM Go to last post
  27. What do you clean on?

    Started by davidw, November 11th, 2009 05:54 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 3,212
    December 3rd, 2009, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  28. Poll Poll: Gunzilla vs Weapons Shield

    Started by eagleeye, September 16th, 2011 08:37 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 17,980
    November 15th, 2014, 11:46 PM Go to last post
  29. Break Free a necessary evil

    Started by coondogger, April 25th, 2013 01:21 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 3,356
    February 4th, 2014, 10:47 AM Go to last post
  30. 1911 idiot scratch repaired

    Started by PAcanis, September 16th, 2014 02:50 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 4,745
    April 23rd, 2015, 01:59 PM Go to last post
  31. Hoppes #9

    Started by HKtexas, December 30th, 2009 09:20 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 9,782
    July 14th, 2010, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  32. How often to clean?

    Started by ErikGr7, December 26th, 2008 10:08 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 3,441
    May 25th, 2009, 02:05 AM Go to last post
  33. froglube

    Started by eagleeye, April 27th, 2011 07:29 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 19,354
    November 24th, 2011, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  34. Cleaning your firearm.

    Started by husker3in4, October 14th, 2016 12:25 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 1,396
    December 22nd, 2016, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  35. How much stuff do you need in a good cleaning kit?

    Started by MJClark, February 1st, 2013 11:00 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 6,332
    March 24th, 2013, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  36. I <3 a freshly cleaned weapon...

    Started by Enginerd, June 30th, 2009 09:46 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 2,244
    August 12th, 2009, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  37. Oil and/or Grease?

    Started by IxI_DUCK_IxI, February 12th, 2014 02:29 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 2,473
    March 6th, 2014, 12:00 PM Go to last post
  38. Whats in your cleaning kit?

    Started by Pro2A, August 30th, 2009 08:31 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 3,230
    June 10th, 2010, 07:04 AM Go to last post
  39. Gun got soaked(with water), now what?

    Started by techieccw, May 9th, 2015 06:03 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 1,631
    May 10th, 2015, 12:09 AM Go to last post
  40. best gun cleaner/ lubricant? (read this)

    Started by crue2009, May 11th, 2011 10:24 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 138,539
    November 21st, 2014, 01:08 PM Go to last post
  41. Back to Breakfree CLP

    Started by 10thmtn, November 9th, 2015 10:03 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 1,977
    June 30th, 2016, 05:33 PM Go to last post
  42. been using mobil 1 with good results

    Started by crue2009, May 5th, 2011 10:12 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 10,205
    July 20th, 2012, 11:15 PM Go to last post
  43. 1911 Lubrication

    Started by mkh, April 23rd, 2015 11:26 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 1,816
    TRX
    April 29th, 2015, 07:49 AM Go to last post
  44. Question on the Ruger Mk pistol

    Started by PAcanis, December 8th, 2015 02:05 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,083
    January 30th, 2016, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  45. Kahr not firing in cold HUGE PROBLEM

    Started by jworth, February 16th, 2014 05:45 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 2,418
    February 22nd, 2014, 09:33 PM Go to last post

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