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Lubrication

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by CharlieDelta127, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. CharlieDelta127

    CharlieDelta127

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    Suggestions on a thinner grease?
     
  2. deputy tom

    deputy tom

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    Weaponshield grease is light weight and works well in the cold.tom.:cool:
     

  3. plouffedaddy

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    This is exactly how I do it... No issues yet and it does seem to wear less than just using CLP on the outside of the BCG. It feels a little smoother when you work the action too.
     
  4. michael_b

    michael_b BRC #1492

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    +1 - EWL is awesome.
     
  5. JimBianchi

    JimBianchi Da Da CLM

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    I have an extra quart of Penziol Platinum Synthetic oil 5W-10. I though I would give it a try on one of my uppers.

    All run like a dream on CLP and REMoil, but it is an easy experiment to run.

    Today I had a few (6 out of 100) failures to fire with American Eagle Ammo 55grn, good primer strike too. Did it in all three uppers, never with any other of the 5 ammo types I had today, so it is ammo related.
     
  6. JW1178

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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.
     
  7. DaleGribble

    DaleGribble Sandwich!

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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.
     
  8. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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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.
     
  9. TattooedGlock

    TattooedGlock NRA LIFE MEMBER

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    When I use oil it's 0w20
     
  11. glockdoc21

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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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    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.
     
  13. Warp

    Warp ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    For an AR I think it's better to err on the side of more. Not less.

    I'm liking FrogLube.