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Lube for concealed carry

Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by jstephens202, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. jstephens202


    Jan 15, 2011
    Mas, what problems have you experianced in regards to lube and a concealed weapon? Have you found too much/too little to be a problems(read once where it was said too much lube picks up dirt and becomes "lapping compound")? How do you lube your carry 1911's for example.
    I feel this is relavant to your column here on self-defense since one's weapon must work to be used in defense of self/family.

    Thanks for the thoughts and advice.....James
  2. Mas Ayoob

    Mas Ayoob KoolAidAntidote Moderator

    Nov 6, 2005
    I don't lube my revolvers. Stuff becomes a medium to hold crap and turns into sludge. Autos, I lubricate lightly but regularly. Remember that when they're carried muzzle down, lubricant tends to drain.