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: 1,377
    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: 2,173
    February 14th, 2009, 01:10 AM Go to last post
  3. 1911 FLGR to traditional set up advice/help wanted

    Started by buckeye .45, June 24th, 2010 11:37 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,199
    June 25th, 2010, 09:29 AM Go to last post
  4. 1911 Gunsmithing question - Need some Advice

    Started by docabe, July 13th, 2012 11:45 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,457
    JD
    July 15th, 2012, 09:30 AM Go to last post
  5. Question 3rd Gen S&W

    Started by CajunSW5906, January 1st, 2013 12:36 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 755
    February 16th, 2013, 05:57 AM Go to last post
  6. A couple cleaning kit questions.

    Started by zeppelin03, August 11th, 2010 11:31 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,502
    August 13th, 2010, 06:09 PM Go to last post
  7. A couple of things I do during gun cleaning

    Started by ppkheat, October 12th, 2009 08:22 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 738
    October 12th, 2009, 10:12 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 737
    January 9th, 2014, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  8. Air Compressor

    Started by Shiphted, September 4th, 2012 03:41 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 868
    September 5th, 2012, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  9. Always wear eye protection around guns

    Started by brocktice, December 7th, 2013 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 500
    December 8th, 2013, 02:07 AM Go to last post
  10. Am I the only one who doesn't enjoy cleaning my guns?

    Started by miller_man, August 9th, 2012 09:07 PM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 94
    • Views: 5,329
    GH
    December 2nd, 2012, 04:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,503
    June 10th, 2012, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  11. Any M&P 22 shooters here?

    Started by gun1, December 15th, 2012 08:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 717
    December 17th, 2012, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  12. Anybody in Austin, Texas know where to get FireClean?

    Started by mballz23, June 17th, 2014 12:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 110
    June 17th, 2014, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  13. Anyone have experience

    Started by eagleeye, March 27th, 2011 06:51 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,275
    March 27th, 2011, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  14. anyone know... S&W M&P

    Started by jerp, November 22nd, 2011 10:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,233
    November 22nd, 2011, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  15. Anyone use Ballistol

    Started by crue2009, October 23rd, 2010 11:58 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,529
    October 24th, 2010, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  16. Anyone use Dry Lube?

    Started by avgeekjlb, January 6th, 2011 12:16 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,927
    March 10th, 2011, 02:38 PM Go to last post
  17. Anyone use either of these kits?

    Started by mwhartman, May 11th, 2011 10:20 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,515
    June 26th, 2011, 10:48 PM Go to last post
  18. Anyone used Birchwood Casey RIG Universal Gun Grease?

    Started by tkruf, August 31st, 2010 07:18 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 5,709
    January 30th, 2012, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  19. AR Bolt Cleaning

    Started by beni, July 19th, 2011 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,639
    July 20th, 2011, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  20. AR-15 bolt carrier lube question

    Started by defensive007, August 15th, 2011 05:25 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,475
    August 19th, 2011, 01:44 AM Go to last post
  21. AR-15 Chamber Brush - One Piece Cleaning Rod

    Started by EdJean, March 9th, 2014 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 263
    March 9th, 2014, 05:52 PM Go to last post
  22. Are the springs sprung?

    Started by Crowbait, February 5th, 2012 02:44 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,840
    February 18th, 2012, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  23. Arrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhhhh!!!

    Started by CT-Mike, February 14th, 2009 08:11 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 837
    February 14th, 2009, 11:57 PM Go to last post
  24. Article: Lubrication 101

    Started by Rcher, September 2nd, 2009 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,126
    September 3rd, 2009, 05:49 PM Go to last post
  25. Auto grease

    Started by Adkjoe, February 10th, 2010 11:36 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 3,635
    June 4th, 2010, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  26. ballistol gun cleaner

    Started by borglyn, July 24th, 2010 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,362
    August 21st, 2010, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  27. been using mobil 1 with good results

    Started by crue2009, May 5th, 2011 09:12 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 6,467
    July 20th, 2012, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  28. Best Cleaning Kit?

    Started by Lamented, April 22nd, 2011 01:03 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 27,973
    April 22nd, 2011, 11:38 PM Go to last post
  29. best gun cleaner/ lubricant? (read this)

    Started by crue2009, May 11th, 2011 09:24 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 69,521
    December 10th, 2013, 07:58 AM Go to last post
  30. Best product to clean lead fouling?

    Started by BillK01, January 22nd, 2013 09:34 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,321
    August 12th, 2013, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  31. Birchwood Casey--Gun Scrubber

    Started by crue2009, June 30th, 2009 09:03 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,188
    July 3rd, 2009, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  32. Blank firing M1 Garand malfunctioning. Any ideas?

    Started by Superhouse 15, November 2nd, 2010 09:17 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,907
    July 24th, 2013, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  33. bore snake ?

    Started by usmc0811, April 13th, 2012 07:51 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,513
    April 14th, 2012, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  34. Bore snake question(s)

    Started by Mountaineer, September 9th, 2009 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,110
    September 14th, 2009, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  35. Brand new Sig 250, first firearm, lubrication and cleaning

    Started by STruman, February 4th, 2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 847
    February 4th, 2013, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  36. Break Free a necessary evil

    Started by coondogger, April 25th, 2013 12:21 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 2,159
    February 4th, 2014, 09:47 AM Go to last post
  37. Cool Brian Enos Slide Glide

    Started by Roundtown, November 4th, 2013 12:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 525
    November 4th, 2013, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  38. Caked Bore

    Started by philman, February 15th, 2009 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 663
    February 16th, 2009, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  39. carry gun cleaning question

    Started by blar, December 30th, 2009 10:12 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 1,909
    July 9th, 2010, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  40. Changing Kimber Ultra Carry II Springs

    Started by johnsonabq, November 8th, 2009 12:59 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,908
    November 8th, 2009, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  41. Changing sight on S&W 63 revolver, punch broke off

    Started by fmcgraw, May 20th, 2012 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,550
    June 1st, 2012, 11:49 PM Go to last post
  42. Talking Clean 'em once every decade.

    Started by OldVet, November 16th, 2010 06:16 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,958
    November 19th, 2010, 11:48 PM Go to last post
  43. Clean barrel with a drill?

    Started by 93civicsedan, July 21st, 2009 05:31 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,240
    July 22nd, 2009, 03:11 PM Go to last post

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