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Old 06-05-2012, 02:59 AM   #11
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I use grease on the slides of all my guns and never had a problem with any of them. But, then again, every time I shoot, I clean. I don't run dirty guns.

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=> yup! chainsaws.... and wood working in the shop.


I'm not using grease, it transfers from the tractor, grease guns and car-parts when crawling around.

currently I am using Break Free CLP (for cleaning and lubing)

I will try some dry lube or Mobil1 and give her another weeks worth country fun and see how that works.
You can probably give it a good blow out with an air compressor in the evenings after your done with your chores, and start the day with a relatively cleaned out pistol.

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Old 06-05-2012, 04:02 AM   #13
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You can probably give it a good blow out with an air compressor in the evenings after your done with your chores, and start the day with a relatively cleaned out pistol.

shoot safe, shoot straight, and have fun.
I do this weekly with my carry gun except I don't have a compressor but that air in a can works great. Its amazing how much lint can collect inside a gun over a 7 day period.

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You must trust your carry firearm, if after you shoot your handguns a while you find out if you can really trust them or not. If you don't trust one then I advise finding one you can trust for carry.

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the problem is its one of those high felutin' kimbers. They are made to be used by suits and not areas where REAL work occurs.

Methinks you should get yourself a more blue collar gun (like a Springfield Armory) and your problems will go away.

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the problem is its one of those high felutin' kimbers. They are made to be used by suits and not areas where REAL work occurs.

Methinks you should get yourself a more blue collar gun (like a Springfield Armory) and your problems will go away.
How is getting a Springfield Armory going to keep the crap out of the breach of his pistol, you might as well suggested the OP move to the city and get a different profession, good grief.

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How is getting a Springfield Armory going to keep the crap out of the breach of his pistol, you might as well suggested the OP move to the city and get a different profession, good grief.
He was just having a bit of fun.
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I appreciate the helpful answers given in this thread, I even appreciate the humor.
(The other answers intrique me. Something for firestarting?)

I hope that you realize that this is a real problem, and that my comment about cleaning was an attempt to clarify that I am looking for an in-process solution.

I indeed realize that end-of-day cleaning is the best approach, but thought others may solved the 'during the day' problems.

Although I have the 'smash it in the dirt and mud' Glock, I really find I like the size, weight and trigger of the 3" alloy frame Kimber. It really puts that hunk of lead on target for me and my hands.

I do blow it out with the air compressor if I think of it while in the shop.
But the black crud seems to stay despite 125psi squirt. It reminds me of a sedimentary rock. (starts out soft and dry, but under heat and pressure turns to something harder than talc on the Mo scale.

I spent some time looking for flapped holsters, but not sure the ones I saw will keep out the flying crud. It appears that my current holster does a good, form fitting job of covering the ejector port, so the external crud must be heading past the FPS and moving down.

I suppose that powder fouling may contribute to the 'fine' stuff on the breach face, and maybe the grease is from the BreakFree CLP wetting the fouled mess.

So, I decided to try this week with the Ejector, FP and surrounding parts clean and dry.

Although I can't afford to by the blue collar Springfield, I did however find that my new Stihl hat keeps the sun outa my eyes better than that Starbucks hat.

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I appreciate the helpful answers given in this thread, I even appreciate the humor.
(The other answers intrique me. Something for firestarting?)

I hope that you realize that this is a real problem, and that my comment about cleaning was an attempt to clarify that I am looking for an in-process solution.

I indeed realize that end-of-day cleaning is the best approach, but thought others may solved the 'during the day' problems.

Although I have the 'smash it in the dirt and mud' Glock, I really find I like the size, weight and trigger of the 3" alloy frame Kimber. It really puts that hunk of lead on target for me and my hands.

I do blow it out with the air compressor if I think of it while in the shop.
But the black crud seems to stay despite 125psi squirt. It reminds me of a sedimentary rock. (starts out soft and dry, but under heat and pressure turns to something harder than talc on the Mo scale.

I spent some time looking for flapped holsters, but not sure the ones I saw will keep out the flying crud. It appears that my current holster does a good, form fitting job of covering the ejector port, so the external crud must be heading past the FPS and moving down.

I suppose that powder fouling may contribute to the 'fine' stuff on the breach face, and maybe the grease is from the BreakFree CLP wetting the fouled mess.

So, I decided to try this week with the Ejector, FP and surrounding parts clean and dry.

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Although I can't afford to by the blue collar Springfield, I did however find that my new Stihl hat keeps the sun outa my eyes better than that Starbucks hat.
Well, least that problems solved
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Update:
Situation Improves. A dry upper, especially in the extractor area helped quite a bit.
Grass, Dirt and now.. paint continues to build after a day or so, but the still no failure to fires, failure to eject or chamber. even with some dirty Tula.

Last night I did a complete detail strip, (less busings and pivot pins on hammer, barrel) and clean.
Yes.. I actually do clean it, but a long day of work can do more than any year or two in the safe or a couple of days at the range.

Still no good option for a flapped holster. I'll keep looking

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