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: 1,469
    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: 2,250
    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: 1,265
    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: 1,565
    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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 326
    September 16th, 2014, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  6. Question 3rd Gen S&W

    Started by CajunSW5906, January 1st, 2013 12:36 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 809
    February 16th, 2013, 05:57 AM Go to last post
  7. A couple cleaning kit questions.

    Started by zeppelin03, August 11th, 2010 11:31 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,778
    August 13th, 2010, 06:09 PM Go to last post
  8. A couple of things I do during gun cleaning

    Started by ppkheat, October 12th, 2009 08:22 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 763
    October 12th, 2009, 10:12 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,117
    January 9th, 2014, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  9. Air Compressor

    Started by Shiphted, September 4th, 2012 03:41 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 915
    September 5th, 2012, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  10. Always wear eye protection around guns

    Started by brocktice, December 7th, 2013 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 564
    December 8th, 2013, 02:07 AM Go to last post
  11. Am I cleaning my XDm correctly?

    Started by TheXDmGuy, July 17th, 2014 09:18 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 317
    July 18th, 2014, 01:30 AM Go to last post
  12. 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: 5,607
    GH
    December 2nd, 2012, 04:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,646
    June 10th, 2012, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  13. another motor oil related lubrication thread

    Started by oldirty9014, September 10th, 2014 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 207
    September 10th, 2014, 05:41 PM Go to last post
  14. Another reminder, take off your grips

    Started by Easy8, October 2nd, 2014 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 193
    October 2nd, 2014, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  15. Any M&P 22 shooters here?

    Started by gun1, December 15th, 2012 08:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 785
    December 17th, 2012, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  16. Anybody in Austin, Texas know where to get FireClean?

    Started by mballz23, June 17th, 2014 12:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 212
    June 17th, 2014, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  17. Anyone have experience

    Started by eagleeye, March 27th, 2011 06:51 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,342
    March 27th, 2011, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  18. anyone know... S&W M&P

    Started by jerp, November 22nd, 2011 10:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,294
    November 22nd, 2011, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  19. Anyone use Ballistol

    Started by crue2009, October 23rd, 2010 11:58 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,575
    October 24th, 2010, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  20. Anyone use Dry Lube?

    Started by avgeekjlb, January 6th, 2011 12:16 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,100
    March 10th, 2011, 02:38 PM Go to last post
  21. Anyone use either of these kits?

    Started by mwhartman, May 11th, 2011 10:20 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,799
    June 26th, 2011, 10:48 PM Go to last post
  22. Anyone used Birchwood Casey RIG Universal Gun Grease?

    Started by tkruf, August 31st, 2010 07:18 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 6,107
    January 30th, 2012, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  23. AR Bolt Cleaning

    Started by beni, July 19th, 2011 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,735
    July 20th, 2011, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  24. AR-15 bolt carrier lube question

    Started by defensive007, August 15th, 2011 05:25 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,596
    August 19th, 2011, 01:44 AM Go to last post
  25. AR-15 Chamber Brush - One Piece Cleaning Rod

    Started by EdJean, March 9th, 2014 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 339
    March 9th, 2014, 05:52 PM Go to last post
  26. Are the springs sprung?

    Started by Crowbait, February 5th, 2012 02:44 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,965
    February 18th, 2012, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  27. Arrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhhhh!!!

    Started by CT-Mike, February 14th, 2009 08:11 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 870
    February 14th, 2009, 11:57 PM Go to last post
  28. Article: Lubrication 101

    Started by Rcher, September 2nd, 2009 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,335
    September 3rd, 2009, 05:49 PM Go to last post
  29. Auto grease

    Started by Adkjoe, February 10th, 2010 11:36 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 3,903
    June 4th, 2010, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  30. ballistol gun cleaner

    Started by borglyn, July 24th, 2010 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,468
    August 21st, 2010, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  31. been using mobil 1 with good results

    Started by crue2009, May 5th, 2011 09:12 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 6,896
    July 20th, 2012, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  32. Beretta 92 locking block/plunger stuck

    Started by orangeman79, September 2nd, 2014 12:48 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 127
    September 2nd, 2014, 01:55 PM Go to last post
  33. Best Cleaning Kit?

    Started by Lamented, April 22nd, 2011 01:03 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 29,483
    April 22nd, 2011, 11:38 PM Go to last post
  34. best gun cleaner/ lubricant? (read this)

    Started by crue2009, May 11th, 2011 09:24 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 76,155
    July 12th, 2014, 11:10 PM Go to last post
  35. Best product to clean lead fouling?

    Started by BillK01, January 22nd, 2013 09:34 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,460
    August 12th, 2013, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  36. Birchwood Casey--Gun Scrubber

    Started by crue2009, June 30th, 2009 09:03 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,359
    July 3rd, 2009, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  37. Blank firing M1 Garand malfunctioning. Any ideas?

    Started by Superhouse 15, November 2nd, 2010 09:17 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,045
    July 24th, 2013, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  38. bore snake ?

    Started by usmc0811, April 13th, 2012 07:51 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,618
    April 14th, 2012, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  39. Bore snake question(s)

    Started by Mountaineer, September 9th, 2009 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,160
    September 14th, 2009, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  40. Brand new Sig 250, first firearm, lubrication and cleaning

    Started by STruman, February 4th, 2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 925
    February 4th, 2013, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  41. Break Free a necessary evil

    Started by coondogger, April 25th, 2013 12:21 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 2,348
    February 4th, 2014, 09:47 AM Go to last post
  42. Cool Brian Enos Slide Glide

    Started by Roundtown, November 4th, 2013 12:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 642
    November 4th, 2013, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  43. Caked Bore

    Started by philman, February 15th, 2009 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 694
    February 16th, 2009, 05:34 PM Go to last post

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