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: 1,418
    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: 2,205
    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: 1,234
    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: 1,507
    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: 785
    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: 2,628
    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: 754
    October 12th, 2009, 10:12 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 898
    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: 894
    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: 540
    December 8th, 2013, 02:07 AM Go to last post
  10. Am I cleaning my XDm correctly?

    Started by TheXDmGuy, July 17th, 2014 09:18 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 210
    July 18th, 2014, 01:30 AM Go to last post
  11. 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: 5,488
    GH
    December 2nd, 2012, 04:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,544
    June 10th, 2012, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  12. Any M&P 22 shooters here?

    Started by gun1, December 15th, 2012 08:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 743
    December 17th, 2012, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  13. Anybody in Austin, Texas know where to get FireClean?

    Started by mballz23, June 17th, 2014 12:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 155
    June 17th, 2014, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  14. Anyone have experience

    Started by eagleeye, March 27th, 2011 06:51 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,306
    March 27th, 2011, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  15. anyone know... S&W M&P

    Started by jerp, November 22nd, 2011 10:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,267
    November 22nd, 2011, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  16. Anyone use Ballistol

    Started by crue2009, October 23rd, 2010 11:58 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,551
    October 24th, 2010, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  17. Anyone use Dry Lube?

    Started by avgeekjlb, January 6th, 2011 12:16 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,986
    March 10th, 2011, 02:38 PM Go to last post
  18. Anyone use either of these kits?

    Started by mwhartman, May 11th, 2011 10:20 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,654
    June 26th, 2011, 10:48 PM Go to last post
  19. Anyone used Birchwood Casey RIG Universal Gun Grease?

    Started by tkruf, August 31st, 2010 07:18 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 5,865
    January 30th, 2012, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  20. AR Bolt Cleaning

    Started by beni, July 19th, 2011 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,678
    July 20th, 2011, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  21. AR-15 bolt carrier lube question

    Started by defensive007, August 15th, 2011 05:25 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,530
    August 19th, 2011, 01:44 AM Go to last post
  22. AR-15 Chamber Brush - One Piece Cleaning Rod

    Started by EdJean, March 9th, 2014 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 300
    March 9th, 2014, 05:52 PM Go to last post
  23. Are the springs sprung?

    Started by Crowbait, February 5th, 2012 02:44 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,905
    February 18th, 2012, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  24. Arrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhhhh!!!

    Started by CT-Mike, February 14th, 2009 08:11 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 853
    February 14th, 2009, 11:57 PM Go to last post
  25. Article: Lubrication 101

    Started by Rcher, September 2nd, 2009 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,209
    September 3rd, 2009, 05:49 PM Go to last post
  26. Auto grease

    Started by Adkjoe, February 10th, 2010 11:36 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 3,758
    June 4th, 2010, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  27. ballistol gun cleaner

    Started by borglyn, July 24th, 2010 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,415
    August 21st, 2010, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  28. been using mobil 1 with good results

    Started by crue2009, May 5th, 2011 09:12 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 6,675
    July 20th, 2012, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  29. Best Cleaning Kit?

    Started by Lamented, April 22nd, 2011 01:03 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 28,667
    April 22nd, 2011, 11:38 PM Go to last post
  30. best gun cleaner/ lubricant? (read this)

    Started by crue2009, May 11th, 2011 09:24 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 72,575
    July 12th, 2014, 11:10 PM Go to last post
  31. Best product to clean lead fouling?

    Started by BillK01, January 22nd, 2013 09:34 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,389
    August 12th, 2013, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  32. Birchwood Casey--Gun Scrubber

    Started by crue2009, June 30th, 2009 09:03 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,264
    July 3rd, 2009, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  33. Blank firing M1 Garand malfunctioning. Any ideas?

    Started by Superhouse 15, November 2nd, 2010 09:17 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,977
    July 24th, 2013, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  34. bore snake ?

    Started by usmc0811, April 13th, 2012 07:51 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,561
    April 14th, 2012, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  35. Bore snake question(s)

    Started by Mountaineer, September 9th, 2009 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,132
    September 14th, 2009, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  36. Brand new Sig 250, first firearm, lubrication and cleaning

    Started by STruman, February 4th, 2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 891
    February 4th, 2013, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  37. Break Free a necessary evil

    Started by coondogger, April 25th, 2013 12:21 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 2,242
    February 4th, 2014, 09:47 AM Go to last post
  38. Cool Brian Enos Slide Glide

    Started by Roundtown, November 4th, 2013 12:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 593
    November 4th, 2013, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  39. Caked Bore

    Started by philman, February 15th, 2009 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 684
    February 16th, 2009, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  40. carry gun cleaning question

    Started by blar, December 30th, 2009 10:12 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 1,979
    July 9th, 2010, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  41. Changing Kimber Ultra Carry II Springs

    Started by johnsonabq, November 8th, 2009 12:59 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,989
    November 8th, 2009, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  42. Changing sight on S&W 63 revolver, punch broke off

    Started by fmcgraw, May 20th, 2012 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,614
    June 1st, 2012, 11:49 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: 2,003
    November 19th, 2010, 11:48 PM Go to last post

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