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. .25 acp cleaning brush?

    Started by joeyrh9, May 22nd, 2010 01:52 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,474
    May 24th, 2010, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  2. .357-.38 spl. Fouled cylinder problem/maintenance

    Started by Bart, February 13th, 2009 05:43 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,990
    February 14th, 2009, 01:10 AM Go to last post
  3. 1903 Ladder Sight

    Started by Bubblehead751, January 3rd, 2017 06:47 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 107
    January 3rd, 2017, 07:02 PM Go to last post
  4. 1911 FLGR to traditional set up advice/help wanted

    Started by buckeye .45, June 24th, 2010 11:37 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,677
    June 25th, 2010, 09:29 AM Go to last post
  5. 1911 Gunsmithing question - Need some Advice

    Started by docabe, July 13th, 2012 11:45 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,291
    JD
    July 15th, 2012, 09:30 AM Go to last post
  6. 1911 idiot scratch repaired

    Started by PAcanis, September 16th, 2014 01:50 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 5,586
    April 23rd, 2015, 12:59 PM Go to last post
  7. 1911 Lubrication

    Started by mkh, April 23rd, 2015 10:26 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 1,947
    TRX
    April 29th, 2015, 06:49 AM Go to last post
  8. 1911 Officers SS Arched MSH

    Started by ThirdShift, February 9th, 2016 10:25 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 726
    February 11th, 2016, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  9. 1911 Thumb Safety Strangeness

    Started by ThirdShift, December 12th, 2015 05:10 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,659
    OD*
    December 12th, 2015, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  10. 1911 Thumb Safety Update

    Started by ThirdShift, December 17th, 2015 07:41 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    • Replies: 82
    • Views: 2,834
    February 20th, 2016, 04:34 PM Go to last post
  11. 3-in-1 oil

    Started by TRX, November 8th, 2014 09:46 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,143
    TRX
    November 10th, 2014, 08:31 AM Go to last post
  12. Question 3rd Gen S&W

    Started by CajunSW5906, January 1st, 2013 12:36 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,020
    February 16th, 2013, 05:57 AM Go to last post
  13. A couple cleaning kit questions.

    Started by zeppelin03, August 11th, 2010 11:31 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,328
    August 13th, 2010, 06:09 PM Go to last post
  14. A couple of things I do during gun cleaning

    Started by ppkheat, October 12th, 2009 08:22 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 969
    October 12th, 2009, 10:12 PM Go to last post
  15. A Question for the 1911 Gurus

    Started by mkh, April 24th, 2015 08:38 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 673
    April 24th, 2015, 04:21 PM 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: 1,689
    April 19th, 2015, 10:26 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,790
    January 9th, 2014, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  17. Air Compressor

    Started by Shiphted, September 4th, 2012 03:41 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,215
    September 5th, 2012, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  18. Always wear eye protection around guns

    Started by brocktice, December 7th, 2013 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 761
    December 8th, 2013, 02:07 AM Go to last post
  19. Am I cleaning my XDm correctly?

    Started by TheXDmGuy, July 17th, 2014 09:18 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 5,453
    July 18th, 2014, 01:30 AM Go to last post
  20. 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: 7,680
    GH
    December 2nd, 2012, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  21. Am I the only one???

    Started by countryboy26047, January 8th, 2016 12:15 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,614
    January 16th, 2016, 08:40 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,456
    June 10th, 2012, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  22. another motor oil related lubrication thread

    Started by oldirty9014, September 10th, 2014 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 618
    September 10th, 2014, 05:41 PM Go to last post
  23. Another reminder, take off your grips

    Started by Easy8, October 2nd, 2014 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 536
    October 2nd, 2014, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  24. Any M&P 22 shooters here?

    Started by gun1, December 15th, 2012 08:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,052
    December 17th, 2012, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  25. Anybody in Austin, Texas know where to get FireClean?

    Started by mballz23, June 17th, 2014 12:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 538
    June 17th, 2014, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  26. Anyone ever use either of these CLPs?

    Started by GMC, October 3rd, 2016 09:49 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 187
    October 3rd, 2016, 10:29 AM Go to last post
  27. Anyone have experience

    Started by eagleeye, March 27th, 2011 06:51 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,701
    March 27th, 2011, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  28. anyone know... S&W M&P

    Started by jerp, November 22nd, 2011 10:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,558
    November 22nd, 2011, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  29. Anyone use Ballistol

    Started by crue2009, October 23rd, 2010 11:58 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,877
    October 24th, 2010, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  30. Anyone use Dry Lube?

    Started by avgeekjlb, January 6th, 2011 12:16 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,546
    March 10th, 2011, 02:38 PM Go to last post
  31. Anyone use either of these kits?

    Started by mwhartman, May 11th, 2011 10:20 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 5,683
    June 26th, 2011, 10:48 PM Go to last post
  32. Anyone use FireClean???

    Started by Tundra5.7, June 10th, 2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,325
    April 18th, 2016, 08:20 AM Go to last post
  33. Anyone used Birchwood Casey RIG Universal Gun Grease?

    Started by tkruf, August 31st, 2010 07:18 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 10,382
    January 30th, 2012, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  34. AR Bolt Cleaning

    Started by beni, July 19th, 2011 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,601
    July 20th, 2011, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  35. AR-15 bolt carrier lube question

    Started by defensive007, August 15th, 2011 05:25 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,505
    August 19th, 2011, 01:44 AM Go to last post
  36. AR-15 Chamber Brush - One Piece Cleaning Rod

    Started by EdJean, March 9th, 2014 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 663
    March 9th, 2014, 05:52 PM Go to last post
  37. Are the springs sprung?

    Started by Crowbait, February 5th, 2012 02:44 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 2,946
    February 18th, 2012, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  38. Arrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhhhh!!!

    Started by CT-Mike, February 14th, 2009 08:11 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,119
    February 14th, 2009, 11:57 PM Go to last post
  39. Article: Lubrication 101

    Started by Rcher, September 2nd, 2009 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,164
    September 3rd, 2009, 05:49 PM Go to last post
  40. Auto grease

    Started by Adkjoe, February 10th, 2010 11:36 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 8,035
    June 4th, 2010, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  41. Back to Breakfree CLP

    Started by 10thmtn, November 9th, 2015 09:03 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 2,284
    June 30th, 2016, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  42. ballistol gun cleaner

    Started by borglyn, July 24th, 2010 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,523
    August 21st, 2010, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  43. Ballistol vs M Pro 7 vs ?? recommendations

    Started by stealthygun, January 20th, 2016 09:42 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 4,303
    January 21st, 2016, 07:03 PM Go to last post

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