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Old 10-07-2012, 23:31   #26
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What weight motor oil are you guys using?

I am thinking about switching to motor oil because gun oil seems to evaporate. I'm a M1 fan myself.

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Suggestions on a thinner grease?
Well, another idea would be gear oil. Synthetic doesn't have that smell. 75w90 will work fine but there is also the 75w140.
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:39   #27
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ATF! Stinks but it's cheap and works well.

For all you FrogLube guys, I've seen a few people claim it's the same as Thompson Center Natural Lube 1000 and a lot more expensive.
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Old 10-08-2012, 02:20   #28
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I)'be been using oil since 1985,.....never had a lube related issue.
Slip 2000 EWL is my pick these days.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:40   #29
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Old 10-08-2012, 20:30   #30
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What weight motor oil are you guys using?

I am thinking about switching to motor oil because gun oil seems to evaporate. I'm a M1 fan myself.



Well, another idea would be gear oil. Synthetic doesn't have that smell. 75w90 will work fine but there is also the 75w140.
When I use oil it's 0w20
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Old 10-09-2012, 11:21   #31
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I use the same 0-20 mobil one that that I use in my truck...when I feel that it's not high speed enough sometimes, I pour it in a black bottle that has SEAL slick penciled in on the side and I light a $10 on fire...I feel better about myself then.
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Old 10-13-2012, 13:00   #32
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Plain old gun greese works well....but you should clean your weapon after each use, in SHTF switch to a light gun oil and don't over lub your rifle.
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Old 10-13-2012, 13:13   #33
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Plain old gun greese works well....but you should clean your weapon after each use, in SHTF switch to a light gun oil and don't over lub your rifle.
For an AR I think it's better to err on the side of more. Not less.

I'm liking FrogLube.
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