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. Well I screwed up - sight installation help

    Started by Nifty, December 5th, 2019 07:34 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 466
    December 12th, 2019, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  2. electric motor cleaner/electrical cleaner for guns??

    Started by beebee, November 29th, 2019 11:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 156
    November 29th, 2019, 09:12 PM Go to last post
  3. Carbon Ring Cleaning Help

    Started by CWOUSCG, November 28th, 2019 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 261
    November 29th, 2019, 03:42 PM Go to last post
  4. Question Breakfree CLP issues?

    Started by OldVet, November 19th, 2019 05:19 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 823
    November 27th, 2019, 03:48 PM Go to last post
  5. First post with questions on CCW cleaning!

    Started by Collin9x19, July 27th, 2019 07:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 622
    November 25th, 2019, 01:22 AM Go to last post
  6. Newbie... CLP or Solvent/Oil?

    Started by JLla84, February 28th, 2017 02:05 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 15,582
    November 24th, 2019, 07:28 PM Go to last post
  7. froglube on cerekoted guns

    Started by Shadow1, July 26th, 2017 11:05 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 678
    October 20th, 2019, 09:01 AM Go to last post
  8. Some Summertime Stock Maintenance

    Started by bmcgilvray, August 13th, 2019 12:34 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 228
    August 15th, 2019, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  9. Is polymer a type of gun finish?

    Started by Chevy50, June 21st, 2017 12:25 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 795
    July 2nd, 2019, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  10. First time disassembling and cleaning a revolver

    Started by 10thmtn, September 22nd, 2018 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 755
    May 21st, 2019, 10:25 PM Go to last post
  11. Can't remove slide on Glock 43

    Started by surferbum, March 21st, 2018 11:56 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,591
    February 18th, 2019, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  12. Gunzilla... Is it in business still?

    Started by SMRohde, January 7th, 2019 02:28 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 851
    January 29th, 2019, 09:46 AM Go to last post
  13. Question M&P 1.0 APEX Trigger Q?'s

    Started by CajunSW5906, November 15th, 2018 07:01 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 419
    November 15th, 2018, 05:17 PM Go to last post
  14. Mpro7 review

    Started by Addicted2gunz, August 28th, 2018 08:23 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 485
    September 2nd, 2018, 01:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 391
    July 13th, 2018, 12:38 PM Go to last post
  15. Snap caps

    Started by User79, July 12th, 2018 07:50 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 339
    July 12th, 2018, 08:13 PM Go to last post
  16. how often to oil the main spring?

    Started by boomer92266, June 26th, 2018 08:31 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 556
    June 27th, 2018, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  17. Cleaning Optics

    Started by graydude, May 22nd, 2018 07:03 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 310
    May 23rd, 2018, 02:10 AM Go to last post
  18. Ruger parts

    Started by scottync, April 17th, 2018 09:59 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 846
    April 18th, 2018, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  19. Loose cylinder release (J-Frame)

    Started by OlympicViking, March 28th, 2018 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 665
    sgb
    March 28th, 2018, 11:26 PM Go to last post
  20. Low odor solvent

    Started by jejb, March 24th, 2018 02:00 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 853
    March 26th, 2018, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  21. Caked on carbon.

    Started by JustinTime, December 24th, 2017 03:14 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,391
    December 25th, 2017, 11:11 AM Go to last post
  22. Missing part on my 642

    Started by Libertywheel, October 30th, 2017 02:06 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,074
    November 23rd, 2017, 01:25 AM Go to last post
  23. Oil on the feed ramp?

    Started by MBSMB, September 17th, 2017 10:04 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,884
    October 20th, 2017, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  24. Say what?

    Started by DMused, September 22nd, 2017 03:15 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,167
    October 8th, 2017, 01:36 PM Go to last post
  25. WWII US mil Bore cleaner

    Started by 1911srule, September 10th, 2017 04:37 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 502
    September 11th, 2017, 06:13 AM Go to last post
  26. Possible problem with my J-frame

    Started by maxwell97, August 6th, 2017 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 567
    August 7th, 2017, 04:04 PM Go to last post
  27. Field stripping Sig P290RS - any tips?

    Started by TatooedLady, June 26th, 2017 07:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 429
    June 27th, 2017, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  28. My glock grips are sticky

    Started by Chevy50, May 31st, 2017 05:12 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 1,814
    June 4th, 2017, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  29. Question Clean by Soaking?

    Started by rammerjammer, April 20th, 2011 11:19 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 13,248
    May 23rd, 2017, 11:23 AM Go to last post
  30. Question Wood grips and cleaning...remove em or???

    Started by zip777, February 10th, 2011 12:09 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,472
    April 3rd, 2017, 03:24 PM Go to last post
  31. Cleaning your firearm.

    Started by husker3in4, October 14th, 2016 11:25 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 3,592
    February 25th, 2017, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  32. Will I damage my frame if I continue doing this?

    Started by AmmoFan01, July 1st, 2016 07:59 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,427
    February 21st, 2017, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  33. Cleaning system journey for new Sig P320sc

    Started by robnav, February 20th, 2017 10:11 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 631
    February 20th, 2017, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  34. Need ideas - removing foam residue from a shotgun

    Started by 10thmtn, February 11th, 2017 10:14 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,049
    February 18th, 2017, 06:17 PM Go to last post
  35. Cleaning question

    Started by Acrid, October 17th, 2012 12:10 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 7,033
    February 11th, 2017, 11:17 PM Go to last post
  36. Barrel cleaning question

    Started by GR, January 2nd, 2017 10:47 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,268
    January 21st, 2017, 02:10 PM Go to last post
  37. Bronze vs Brass bore brush

    Started by husker3in4, January 12th, 2017 03:41 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 6,370
    January 21st, 2017, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  38. My Mosin

    Started by alexk7, January 6th, 2017 06:07 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 543
    January 6th, 2017, 09:23 PM Go to last post
  39. 1903 Ladder Sight

    Started by Bubblehead751, January 3rd, 2017 06:47 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 555
    January 3rd, 2017, 07:02 PM Go to last post
  40. Browning A-5 Question

    Started by ThirdShift, December 22nd, 2016 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 490
    December 24th, 2016, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  41. Lube!

    Started by drlove, February 5th, 2009 01:41 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 7,751
    November 16th, 2016, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  42. Which cleaning kit for 9mm Shield? Opinions

    Started by aholeinthewor1d, April 29th, 2015 09:59 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 8,058
    October 29th, 2016, 10:18 PM Go to last post
  43. Question Bronze Wool?

    Started by condition1blog, October 15th, 2016 09:06 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 643
    October 20th, 2016, 02:34 AM Go to last post
  44. Anyone ever use either of these CLPs?

    Started by GMC, October 3rd, 2016 09:49 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 489
    October 3rd, 2016, 10:29 AM Go to last post

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