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: 1,654
    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: 2,375
    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: 1,368
    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: 1,775
    JD
    July 15th, 2012, 09:30 AM Go to last post
  5. 1911 idiot scratch repaired

    Started by PAcanis, September 16th, 2014 01:50 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 1,417
    April 23rd, 2015, 12:59 PM Go to last post
  6. 1911 Lubrication

    Started by mkh, April 23rd, 2015 10:26 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 317
    April 24th, 2015, 09:33 PM Go to last post
  7. 3-in-1 oil

    Started by TRX, November 8th, 2014 09:46 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 515
    TRX
    November 10th, 2014, 08:31 AM Go to last post
  8. Question 3rd Gen S&W

    Started by CajunSW5906, January 1st, 2013 12:36 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 871
    February 16th, 2013, 05:57 AM Go to last post
  9. A couple cleaning kit questions.

    Started by zeppelin03, August 11th, 2010 11:31 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,266
    August 13th, 2010, 06:09 PM Go to last post
  10. A couple of things I do during gun cleaning

    Started by ppkheat, October 12th, 2009 08:22 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 792
    October 12th, 2009, 10:12 PM Go to last post
  11. A Question for the 1911 Gurus

    Started by mkh, April 24th, 2015 08:38 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 174
    April 24th, 2015, 04:21 PM Go to last post
  12. About cleaning that AR15

    Started by cmdrdredd, March 25th, 2015 09:37 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 738
    April 19th, 2015, 10:26 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,834
    January 9th, 2014, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  13. Air Compressor

    Started by Shiphted, September 4th, 2012 03:41 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 981
    September 5th, 2012, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  14. Always wear eye protection around guns

    Started by brocktice, December 7th, 2013 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 624
    December 8th, 2013, 02:07 AM Go to last post
  15. Am I cleaning my XDm correctly?

    Started by TheXDmGuy, July 17th, 2014 09:18 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 882
    July 18th, 2014, 01:30 AM Go to last post
  16. 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: 6,083
    GH
    December 2nd, 2012, 04:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,918
    June 10th, 2012, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  17. another motor oil related lubrication thread

    Started by oldirty9014, September 10th, 2014 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 406
    September 10th, 2014, 05:41 PM Go to last post
  18. Another reminder, take off your grips

    Started by Easy8, October 2nd, 2014 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 351
    October 2nd, 2014, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  19. Any M&P 22 shooters here?

    Started by gun1, December 15th, 2012 08:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 866
    December 17th, 2012, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  20. Anybody in Austin, Texas know where to get FireClean?

    Started by mballz23, June 17th, 2014 12:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 368
    June 17th, 2014, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  21. Anyone have experience

    Started by eagleeye, March 27th, 2011 06:51 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,485
    March 27th, 2011, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  22. anyone know... S&W M&P

    Started by jerp, November 22nd, 2011 10:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,384
    November 22nd, 2011, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  23. Anyone use Ballistol

    Started by crue2009, October 23rd, 2010 11:58 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,664
    October 24th, 2010, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  24. Anyone use Dry Lube?

    Started by avgeekjlb, January 6th, 2011 12:16 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,290
    March 10th, 2011, 02:38 PM Go to last post
  25. Anyone use either of these kits?

    Started by mwhartman, May 11th, 2011 10:20 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 4,280
    June 26th, 2011, 10:48 PM Go to last post
  26. Anyone used Birchwood Casey RIG Universal Gun Grease?

    Started by tkruf, August 31st, 2010 07:18 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 6,874
    January 30th, 2012, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  27. AR Bolt Cleaning

    Started by beni, July 19th, 2011 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,921
    July 20th, 2011, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  28. AR-15 bolt carrier lube question

    Started by defensive007, August 15th, 2011 05:25 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,853
    August 19th, 2011, 01:44 AM Go to last post
  29. AR-15 Chamber Brush - One Piece Cleaning Rod

    Started by EdJean, March 9th, 2014 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 446
    March 9th, 2014, 05:52 PM Go to last post
  30. Are the springs sprung?

    Started by Crowbait, February 5th, 2012 02:44 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 2,214
    February 18th, 2012, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  31. Arrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhhhh!!!

    Started by CT-Mike, February 14th, 2009 08:11 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 910
    February 14th, 2009, 11:57 PM Go to last post
  32. Article: Lubrication 101

    Started by Rcher, September 2nd, 2009 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,574
    September 3rd, 2009, 05:49 PM Go to last post
  33. Auto grease

    Started by Adkjoe, February 10th, 2010 11:36 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 4,504
    June 4th, 2010, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  34. ballistol gun cleaner

    Started by borglyn, July 24th, 2010 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,651
    August 21st, 2010, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  35. been using mobil 1 with good results

    Started by crue2009, May 5th, 2011 09:12 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 7,707
    July 20th, 2012, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  36. Beretta 92 locking block/plunger stuck

    Started by orangeman79, September 2nd, 2014 12:48 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 334
    September 2nd, 2014, 01:55 PM Go to last post
  37. Best Cleaning Kit?

    Started by Lamented, April 22nd, 2011 01:03 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 32,194
    April 22nd, 2011, 11:38 PM Go to last post
  38. best gun cleaner/ lubricant? (read this)

    Started by crue2009, May 11th, 2011 09:24 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 89,296
    November 21st, 2014, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  39. Best product to clean lead fouling?

    Started by BillK01, January 22nd, 2013 09:34 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,779
    August 12th, 2013, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  40. Birchwood Casey--Gun Scrubber

    Started by crue2009, June 30th, 2009 09:03 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,696
    July 3rd, 2009, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  41. Blank firing M1 Garand malfunctioning. Any ideas?

    Started by Superhouse 15, November 2nd, 2010 09:17 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,278
    July 24th, 2013, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  42. bore snake ?

    Started by usmc0811, April 13th, 2012 07:51 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,801
    April 14th, 2012, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  43. Bore snake question(s)

    Started by Mountaineer, September 9th, 2009 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,230
    September 14th, 2009, 03:01 PM Go to last post

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