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  1. Carry Issues
    I have had a problem over the last year or so with specks of rust on the slide of my Colt lightweight Commander. Most of the rust has occurred on the side closest to my body. It has been my routine CCW for a few years and I hate not carrying it. I carry it OWB in a Blackhawk leather pancake...
  2. General Firearms Forum
    in the other topic about oils for rust prevention on the slide, a few ppl said they use wax. I'm going to try that so I looked around the 'net and some say not to use car wax, everybody says Renaissance Wax is awesome, and I have a can of beeswax that goes on boots. is car wax bad? I have...
  3. General Firearms Forum
    what is the best oil to wipe down the slide for rust prevention? gun oils are made to lubricate and not evaporate after a while. evaporation can leave a gummy or sticky residue. they are also made to provide some degree of rust protection, and that is where they depart from strictly "rust...
  4. General Glocking
    Hello all, I just sent my barrel back to Glock, I keep getting rust inside the barrel by the muzzle after a few days of carry. I typically wipe down my CCW every couple of days with ballistol or CLP but after one truly heater of a day and a lot of sweat it came back with a vengeance. I was...
  5. General Glocking
    Hey Guys, So I've gained a lot of interest in Gen 2 Glocks after acquiring my first one back in March '18. Since then, I've added 4 more to the collection. My most recent acquisition was a 17 from GunBroker, advertised as being in nearly new condition. After I finally got the gun home, I took it...
  6. General Firearms Forum
    My house was flooded during Hurricane Irma and most of my Mini-14 and M1A magazines were submerged for several days. They've developed a pretty substantial coating of surface rust and I'm looking for suggestions on the best way to remove it while preserving as much of the finish as possible. The...
  7. General Firearms Forum
    hi guys, my cz 452 has some rust on the barrel, just below the forward end of my scope. i tried with 0000 cotton wool and wd40/ballistol but the rust doesn't come off. trying to take the rust off, i made some scratches with the cotton wool. It really piss me off, i want to get rid of the...
  8. General Firearms Forum
    hi everyone, i do not own other blued guns so i need your help! i just bought an old remington wingmaster (1973).it is really good looking and, when i bought it, it looked almost like new. as i came back home i noticed some rusted spots and i removed the rust. i disassembled the gun and i...
  9. General Glocking
    Greetings, I have just made my first gun purchase, a Glock 17 Gen 4 9mm 2 weeks ago. I am looking forward to learning more from these forums. I had the opportunity to shoot 400 rounds in 2 sessions through my new gun, and it was an incredible experience. I saw some improvement in my 2nd...
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