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  1. Beginner's Corner
    Just got a new Nighthawk, it’s very well oiled. Conventional wisdom is to always clean gun before the range the first time, but this pistol seems very well lol and cleaned. What should I do?
  2. General 1911 talk
    Alright guys for the ones that actually carry there high quality 1911s with bluing/stainless finishes how do you keep them from rusting during the hot summer months when your mowing and doing what ever other activity’s that make you sweat I clean my carry every single week and apply a lube...
  3. General 1911 talk
    So I’m cleaning both of my 1911s and noticed that both barrels have a considerable amount of buildup on the opposite edge of the rifling. After every range trip, I soak with Hoppes foaming bore cleaner and follow with Hoppes 9 and a brass brush. Even after 3 sets of passes with the brush and...
  4. General Firearm Discussion
    The Project Farm guy puts CLPs to the test. Some interesting results... All the Best, Jeff
  5. General 1911 talk
    Hello fellow Addicts, This has been an on-going issue that I have experienced for years and would like to hear from anyone that has a solution to my issue or any advice. For years now, I have 'struggled' to find a brush or tool that will properly clean the the vertical impact surface (VIS) of...
  6. General 1911 talk
    Right now I have: Shooters Choice MC #7 Bore Cleaner Shooters Choice FP-10 Mpro-7 gun cleaner Kroil I am starting to feel like a chemist.
  7. Beginner's Corner
    Hi, After reading through the manual for my new DW PM-C and watching several YouTube videos it seems cleaning and lubrication before initial use is necessary. Is firing pin and extractor removal and cleaning/lube needed at this point? My understanding is it can be challenging for seasoned users...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Anyone here use Corrosionx?....wondering if it will damage Nickel plating.
  9. General Firearm Discussion
    I ordered some of Zoid’s cleaning cloths a while back and hadn’t tried them yet. This weekend I decided my S&W 617 (.22lr) was dirty enough to give them a run for their money. See attached pics- even thousands of rounds of cheap, crappy .22 residue is no match for these babies!! Buy Zoid’s...
  10. 1911 Photo Gallery
    Once you learn you'll be glad you did. I enjoy it and it's good practice. Going to the range tomorrow so just a quick clean and oil.
  11. General 1911 talk
    Evenin' addicts. I went to clean up my DVC-P tonight and noticed some fouling and finish wear in the comp. So I'm new to the world of compensated pistols and am probably just being picky but as far as the fouling goes, what works to remove it? Obviously finish wear is finish wear, I'm not overly...
  12. General Firearm Discussion
    Had an idea. For those attending Limbkillers shoot who have never experienced the cleaning power of the Miracle Polishing Cloths, bring your dirtiest revolver to the shoot. The one that you have tried to get cleaned, but nothing would work. I'm looking for something to stump the rag. I will...
  13. General 1911 talk
    Thoughts on Gibbs? Using the spay bottle that came with NH seems to do a good job. Anyone try the aerosol cans from Gibbs? I assume it’s the same formula.
  14. General 1911 talk
    So, after seeing a thread in the Gunsmith forum, I was just wondering how often do you folks take out the firing pin and extractor when doing your cleaning? After so many rounds, so many months or every time you clean?
  15. General Firearm Discussion
    I'm always trying to learn new stuff. I want to hear everyone's opinion on everything that relates to my interests.... well, almost everyone. Naturally, I seek out the opinions and advice of those I feel may have more experience or knowledge than others, whether technical or anecdotal. One of...
  16. General Firearm Discussion
    a styer that was converted to 303 from a Dutch round. a gew 88 8MM s and a German converted carcano to 8mm. and a m48 mauser with a k98 barrel I think.
  17. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Someone has mentioned to me that spraying his 1911/2011 with wd-40 helps reduce friction , helps cleaning it and respells moisture and dirt. what are you guys using to clean your 1911/2011? btw ,that guy wansn't a fan of gun scrubber or any other solvents other then wd-40.
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