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 01:08 PM
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 126
    • Views: 5,445
    March 8th, 2015, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  2. Am I the only one who doesn't enjoy cleaning my guns?

    Started by miller_man, August 9th, 2012 09:07 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    • Replies: 94
    • Views: 6,096
    GH
    December 2nd, 2012, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  3. 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: 1,749
    December 16th, 2014, 10:27 PM Go to last post
  4. Where do you clean your weapons?

    Started by Firearm.Fan.Girl, December 27th, 2013 08:51 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 2,005
    December 29th, 2013, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  5. Poll Poll: How do you lubricate your carry gun?

    Started by C9H13NO3, January 29th, 2009 06:28 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 9,144
    August 15th, 2009, 07:15 PM Go to last post
  6. Gun cleaning mat?

    Started by taseal, April 29th, 2012 06:38 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 14,665
    February 1st, 2013, 12:55 PM Go to last post
  7. 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: 61
    • Views: 1,167
    April 21st, 2015, 08:27 AM Go to last post
  8. What is your least favorite gun to field strip

    Started by sid1, April 16th, 2012 08:52 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 4,792
    September 6th, 2012, 05:27 PM Go to last post
  9. Gunzilla vs. Eezox?

    Started by dairycreek, November 4th, 2009 05:11 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 15,641
    November 28th, 2011, 06:09 PM Go to last post
  10. How often do you clean your edc?

    Started by Kimberpackn, February 13th, 2012 11:54 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 4,556
    April 30th, 2012, 11:47 AM Go to last post
  11. Ruger LC9 Magazine Disconnect Removal

    Started by azchevy, April 5th, 2011 04:04 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 38,800
    June 4th, 2013, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  12. What gun lube do you use?

    Started by chaco, April 28th, 2009 01:45 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 5,396
    August 19th, 2009, 08:42 PM Go to last post
  13. Gunzilla ~ Myth or Miracle

    Started by Saber, April 4th, 2009 03:30 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 16,669
    February 4th, 2015, 03:30 AM Go to last post
  14. How do you protect your hands from gun cleaning solutions?

    Started by cammo, September 29th, 2010 08:15 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 5,594
    September 17th, 2011, 01:25 AM Go to last post
  15. Poll Poll: On average how long do you spend cleaning your gun?

    Started by ExaltedOne, June 14th, 2013 11:04 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 1,980
    June 22nd, 2013, 02:00 AM Go to last post
  16. Trying Froglube

    Started by OldVet, January 4th, 2013 01:46 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 5,710
    September 26th, 2013, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  17. WD-40 for maintenance?

    Started by Bart, February 11th, 2009 05:10 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 5,226
    July 4th, 2009, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  18. Weapon Cleaning

    Started by foots402, March 22nd, 2010 01:33 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 2,545
    June 10th, 2010, 08:13 AM Go to last post
  19. Going Gunzilla

    Started by BugDude, March 29th, 2010 09:18 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 5,147
    August 17th, 2010, 09:22 AM Go to last post
  20. What do you clean on?

    Started by davidw, November 11th, 2009 04:54 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 2,620
    December 3rd, 2009, 04:04 PM Go to last post
  21. Poll Poll: Gunzilla vs Weapons Shield

    Started by eagleeye, September 16th, 2011 07:37 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 12,688
    November 15th, 2014, 10:46 PM Go to last post
  22. Break Free a necessary evil

    Started by coondogger, April 25th, 2013 12:21 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 2,670
    February 4th, 2014, 09:47 AM Go to last post
  23. 1911 idiot scratch repaired

    Started by PAcanis, September 16th, 2014 01:50 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 1,450
    April 23rd, 2015, 12:59 PM Go to last post
  24. How often to clean?

    Started by ErikGr7, December 26th, 2008 09:08 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 2,901
    May 25th, 2009, 01:05 AM Go to last post
  25. Lube!

    Started by drlove, February 5th, 2009 01:41 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 3,001
    March 9th, 2009, 11:40 PM Go to last post
  26. Hoppes #9

    Started by HKtexas, December 30th, 2009 08:20 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 7,268
    July 14th, 2010, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  27. I <3 a freshly cleaned weapon...

    Started by Enginerd, June 30th, 2009 08:46 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 1,858
    August 12th, 2009, 08:51 AM Go to last post
  28. froglube

    Started by eagleeye, April 27th, 2011 06:29 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 16,802
    November 24th, 2011, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  29. How much stuff do you need in a good cleaning kit?

    Started by MJClark, February 1st, 2013 10:00 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 5,053
    March 24th, 2013, 08:28 PM Go to last post
  30. Question What cleaner/lubricant/preservative do you NOT like and or quit using--AND why?

    Started by OldVet, March 25th, 2014 04:05 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 2,105
    November 12th, 2014, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  31. Whats in your cleaning kit?

    Started by Pro2A, August 30th, 2009 07:31 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 2,744
    June 10th, 2010, 06:04 AM Go to last post
  32. Oil and/or Grease?

    Started by IxI_DUCK_IxI, February 12th, 2014 01:29 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 1,659
    March 6th, 2014, 11:00 AM Go to last post
  33. been using mobil 1 with good results

    Started by crue2009, May 5th, 2011 09:12 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 7,742
    July 20th, 2012, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  34. best gun cleaner/ lubricant? (read this)

    Started by crue2009, May 11th, 2011 09:24 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 89,733
    November 21st, 2014, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  35. 1911 Lubrication

    Started by mkh, April 23rd, 2015 10:26 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 494
    TRX
    April 29th, 2015, 06:49 AM Go to last post
  36. Kahr not firing in cold HUGE PROBLEM

    Started by jworth, February 16th, 2014 04:45 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,286
    February 22nd, 2014, 08:33 PM Go to last post
  37. Auto grease

    Started by Adkjoe, February 10th, 2010 11:36 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 4,546
    June 4th, 2010, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  38. Drying a pistol in the clothes dryer

    Started by gatorrob86, August 22nd, 2012 11:20 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 2,376
    August 24th, 2012, 02:23 PM Go to last post
  39. Does my Shield need broken in?

    Started by PJR202, December 27th, 2013 08:31 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,671
    December 7th, 2014, 06:00 PM Go to last post
  40. Professional gun cleaning

    Started by oldman45, February 7th, 2014 05:40 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,162
    February 9th, 2014, 09:21 PM Go to last post
  41. GLOCK Armorer Course - Yes/No

    Started by RoadRunner71, July 23rd, 2009 02:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 8,858
    December 28th, 2013, 06:17 PM Go to last post
  42. well, that turned ugly in a hurry...

    Started by TRX, July 11th, 2014 12:16 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,485
    October 24th, 2014, 03:34 PM Go to last post
  43. Talking Clean 'em once every decade.

    Started by OldVet, November 16th, 2010 06:16 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,165
    November 19th, 2010, 11:48 PM Go to last post
  44. Ruger LC9: Disabling the loaded chamber indicator

    Started by azchevy, April 7th, 2011 04:10 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 20,473
    January 15th, 2012, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  45. Question Gun patches for a .380?

    Started by Robinelli, August 13th, 2014 03:20 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 841
    December 24th, 2014, 11:31 PM Go to last post

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