Maintaining your handgun is not only crucial for its longevity but also for ensuring that it functions safely and reliably. In this class, we will cover the step-by-step process of cleaning and maintaining your handgun, focusing on the key components and best practices.

We’ll start with a brief overview of the tools and cleaning supplies you’ll need. From there, we’ll dive into the disassembly of your handgun, showing you how to safely field strip it. You’ll learn how to clean each part, from the barrel to the slide and everything in between.

I’ll provide tips on selecting the right solvents, lubricants, and brushes, and we’ll discuss the importance of proper ventilation when working with cleaning products. Safety is paramount, and I’ll emphasize safe handling throughout the class.

By the end of this session, you’ll have the confidence and knowledge to maintain your handgun properly, ensuring its reliability and your safety. So, let’s get started with this informative and hands-on class on how to clean your handgun. If you have any questions along the way, don’t hesitate to ask. Your firearm’s maintenance is a key part of responsible gun ownership and making sure your firearm is able to properly protect you and your loved ones.

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Welcome to OnPoint Firearms & Home Defense! I’m Keith McLaughlin, and I’m excited to invite you to our upcoming class on handgun maintenance essentials.

Course Description: In this comprehensive 1.25-hour session, you’ll gain the fundamental skills necessary for the proper field stripping and cleaning of your modern defensive handgun. Whether you’re a seasoned firearm owner or new to the world of self-defense, this course is tailored to equip you with the knowledge to maintain your firearm safely and effectively.

Throughout the class, we’ll cover a range of essential topics including equipment selection, safety procedures, disassembly, obstruction removal, proper lubrication techniques, reassembly, and comprehensive function checks. By the end of the session, you’ll feel confident in your ability to maintain your defensive handgun both at home and at the range.

Please Note: Due to limited availability, walk-ins will not be accepted for this class. I encourage you to reserve your spot in advance to ensure you don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity.

Duration: 1.25 Hour Course Fee: $40

Equipment Required:

  • One Modern Defensive Handgun
  • One Handgun Cleaning Kit (available for purchase if needed)
  • One cleaning cloth

Recommended Equipment:

  • Disposable blue shop towels
  • Latex/Nitrile Gloves
  • Cleaning mat


Don’t miss this chance to enhance your firearm maintenance skills and ensure the reliability of your defensive handgun. Sign up today to secure your spot in our upcoming class. I look forward to seeing you there!