Firearm cleaning.

Discussion in 'M&P Forum' started by Cromo2014, Mar 31, 2014.

  1. Cromo2014

    Cromo2014 New Member

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    What's a good product to clean my firearm. I'm new in owning a firearm.


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  2. G30USMC

    G30USMC Active Member Supporter

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    I use CLP..........
     

  3. TekGreg

    TekGreg Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    I've recently started using Frog Lube. Love the fact that it's natural and not a petroleum product. All my guns have a fresh, clean smell to them! Easy to use, easy to clean up.
     
  4. Mauserdoc

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    Simple Green is what I use. Easy on the hands, smell isn't bad and it does wonders at taking off caked on grease. Rinses with water, also.
     
  5. Cromo2014

    Cromo2014 New Member

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    It's hoppes #9 any good?


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  6. FrontierTCB

    FrontierTCB Active Member

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    Hoppes is fine, been used for decades. That and a good oil is about all most people will ever need. Seems like the new trend is to over think gun cleaning. I like to keep it simple.


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  7. kytowboater

    kytowboater Active Member

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    I clean the gunk with hoppes #9 and lube with g96.
     
  8. Steel_Talon

    Steel_Talon New Member

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    Kano Kroil and Shooters Choice Bore Cleaner mixed 50/50 is what I use regularly.
     
  9. Cromo2014

    Cromo2014 New Member

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    Now another question. Should I clean my firearm every time I leave the range


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  10. Mauserdoc

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    I do, religiously.
     
  11. G30USMC

    G30USMC Active Member Supporter

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    Yes, make it a habit to clean your weapon after every firing, and I clean mine monthly even if not fired
     
  12. FrontierTCB

    FrontierTCB Active Member

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    Take care of them, they will take care of you.


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  13. The Man

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    Absolutely! :eek: A clean firearm is a happy firearm.:) Follow the cleaning instructions that came with the weapon. You want it to work if you ever need it.
     
  14. g17frantz

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    Old thread....You don't really have to anymore...ammo is no longer corrosive so it's not imparative it has to be done after every visit. With that being said...I clean every other visit or if it's going to sit for a while. I recommend Ballistol. Stuff is awesome and I use Wilson Combat lube for all my lubing
     
  15. Mercator

    Mercator Active Member

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    I know in my heart that my truck rides better after I wash it.
     
  16. MisterMcCool

    MisterMcCool Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I wouldn't know.:rolleyes:
     
  17. KG7IL

    KG7IL Active Member

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    I don't always clean my 1911, but when I do.... It's BreakFree CLP.

    (11 months on my 1911 now. Soon, very soon.. .. I will clean it)
     
  18. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    How frequently you clean depends really on what you are shooting. .22 rimfire- every few thousand rounds. A military rifle shooting corrosive primed milsurp ammo? Every time you shoot it.

    Hoppe's has been the standard cleaning solvent for ages- note that it is NOT a lubricant or rust preventer. CLP is both.

    Which product can quickly become a "less filling, tastes great" moment. Everyone has their favorite.
     
  19. Digvideo

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    Frog lube, invented by Navy Seal for extremes. Clean your bore with any other product, then use Frog Lube and be amazed at how much dirt is left. It's good for everything it touches, and, it smells like mint.
    The days of Hoppes 9 are over.


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