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  1. 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...
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Anyone here use Corrosionx?....wondering if it will damage Nickel plating.
  5. 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...
  6. 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.
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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.
  10. 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?
  11. 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...
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. General Firearm Discussion
    I recieved my Wilson Beretta a week ago Friday, going to go thru it tonight and ready it for shooting. Any tips on what to watch/check for? I have actually never taken a Beretta apart. This is the first one I've even held (trying to expand my horizons beyond just 1911's) I bought this in...
  15. General 1911 talk
    reading a thread about a WMG and the owner completely stripped the gun after 1500 rounds (great looking gun by the way). I just did completely stripped my EB SF completely for the first time afew weeks back...and had to order a new firing pin. I am sure I will find the old one someday, but I was...
  16. 1911 Gunsmithing
    What are you guys using to remove lead from the bore? I have some,but it doesn't seem to work very well.
  17. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Crossthreaded on 1911forum/ AR15.COM Up for sale, traded my 1911 and kept these. 2 new in package (packaged opened, mags loaded to compress springs, sold pistol) put back in package. no range sessions 2 for $60.00 shipped Next, Otis Pistol cleaning kit, with Springfield Armory logo on it...
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