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Is anyone having a problem with there barrel rusting? I read a post on another forum were a couple of guys were saying there barrels were rusting on to the point or minor pitting. Mine is fine but I keep a light coat of oil on it. John
 

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no, thankfully no rust, I too keep it oiled so hopefully it wont rust.
 

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I treated mine with Militec-1 oil and heat treated it with a hair dryer, no problems, then again I live in high desert of Nevada.
 

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gcwimmer said:
I treated mine with Militec-1 oil and heat treated it with a hair dryer, no problems, then again I live in high desert of Nevada.
are the barrels stainless???I do't think they are, so one should treat his barrel like he treats his slide.
 

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Wait, do you guys put oil INSIDE your barrel??

I liberally coat the outside, esp. the part that rubs on the slide (front top of the outside of the barrel) and on the chamber housing (top rear of the barrel).
 

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Wait, do you guys put oil INSIDE your barrel??

I liberally coat the outside, esp. the part that rubs on the slide (front top of the outside of the barrel) and on the chamber housing (top rear of the barrel).
don't know how you clean your barrels but my last swab down the barrel has a lite coat of oil on it.
 

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LCP_Dogg said:
Wait, do you guys put oil INSIDE your barrel??

I liberally coat the outside, esp. the part that rubs on the slide (front top of the outside of the barrel) and on the chamber housing (top rear of the barrel).
Absolutely I coat the inside of my barrel with oil! Thats the last thing I do to it.
 

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Oiling the barrel in and out and the gun itself is somrthing you should do spareingly, too much oil can be as bad as no iol, as it will collect dust, dirt, and powder residue.
This is even more of an issue with pocket carry because of the lint that will build up. With pocket carry even if you dont shoot the gun it requires a regular cleaning to remove the butt fuzz. John
 

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Oiling the barrel in and out and the gun itself is somrthing you should do spareingly, too much oil can be as bad as no iol, as it will collect dust, dirt, and powder residue.
This is even more of an issue with pocket carry because of the lint that will build up. With pocket carry even if you dont shoot the gun it requires a regular cleaning to remove the butt fuzz. John
I use a a bore snake and just put a light coat of oil on the end of it so when it drags through it puts a thin coat all inside of it. I would rather have a little lint in my gun than rust though.
 

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Oh! You guys who don't collect pocket lint are missing out. :eek:

You gotta see the first shot fired in low-light with an ample collection of good Levi dust! ;)
 

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I have made somne email comments to some of these pocket holster makers that IMO the bottomof the holster should be closed off. this will prevent pocket lint alot. I have an open holster form y pm9 that sure collects more lint than the closed end holster I have for my lcp..
 

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I have made somne email comments to some of these pocket holster makers that IMO the bottomof the holster should be closed off. this will prevent pocket lint alot. I have an open holster form y pm9 that sure collects more lint than the closed end holster I have for my lcp..
I concur! I dislike the open ended pocket holsters for the same reason.

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Not sure if anyone else does this but I Cover the Hole in the Bottom of my Pocket Holsters with a small piece of Foam.
It Keeps Lint and Debris out of the Barrel.

I Outline the Holster Barrel Hole on a piece of foam tracing around the outside of the Holster and then cut the Foam.
It will add about an extra 1/8" to the actual Hole Diameter size.

I place the foam inside the Holster near the bottom and then slide the
pistol into the Holster.

Stays in place without Glue.

Guess I have too much time on my hands but it does keep my lightly
EEzox Oiled Barrel as Clean as a Whistle.

 

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Good idea with the foam, There are other places the pocket fuzz builds up, the back of the trigger, the indent in the rear of the slide, even were the ser. # is. I find it easy to clean these places by usung the air compressor to blow it off, you can also use the canned air used for computer keyboards and other electronics, this makes it easy to get the fuzz off without a complete cleaning. John
 

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Uncle mikes #1 has a covered end and they are very cheap and do nicely as a pocket holster, I got mine from CTD with that ten dollar off code and it was $7 and change shipped to my door ;)

still no rust

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jocko said:
I have made somne email comments to some of these pocket holster makers that IMO the bottomof the holster should be closed off. this will prevent pocket lint alot. I have an open holster form y pm9 that sure collects more lint than the closed end holster I have for my lcp..
You know, that's really weird, The Nemesis is closed at the bottom, but the SuperFly is open. Go figure. ???
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Crazylegs said:
jocko said:
I have made somne email comments to some of these pocket holster makers that IMO the bottomof the holster should be closed off. this will prevent pocket lint alot. I have an open holster form y pm9 that sure collects more lint than the closed end holster I have for my lcp..
You know, that's really weird, The Nemesis is closed at the bottom, but the SuperFly is open. Go figure. ???
Crazylegs
Weirder yet is that my Nemesis is open on the bottom.... ;D
 

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SandraKaye said:
Crazylegs said:
jocko said:
I have made somne email comments to some of these pocket holster makers that IMO the bottomof the holster should be closed off. this will prevent pocket lint alot. I have an open holster form y pm9 that sure collects more lint than the closed end holster I have for my lcp..
You know, that's really weird, The Nemesis is closed at the bottom, but the SuperFly is open. Go figure. ???
Crazylegs
Weirder yet is that my Nemesis is open on the bottom.... ;D
That's funny AND wierd at the same time! ???
Crazylegs
 

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I keep my LCP in the holster all of the time. It sleeps next to me on a night stand in a drafty corner of the room. I know not the best place for it but i am most comfortable with it there. I understand this is not the best idea when it comes to rust, but I am wondering if it would be a bad idea to keep one of those silica things inside the holster with my LCP...Thoughts...
 
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