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Gun Lube--be careful what Snake Oil you use.

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by cooden, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. cooden

    cooden

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    On another forum I am a member of, the person that owns the site also owns a gun shop (if you can call an upstairs bedroom a gun shop). What would you guys think of a gun lube that was developed mixing chemicals in a blender and that has NO PROPER TESTING OR CERTIFICATION to prove it's reliablity or safety on all types of gun finishes & metals/polymers? I got banned for a day because I kept asking for the ASTM & ISO certification of the lube. The owner of the lube/site didn't like me asking technical questions. Here is a link to his product and the thead. I just like to get other gunowners views on this:

    http://www.nyfirearms.com/forums/allstar-tactical/25779-product-announcement-beaverlube.html
     
  2. TN.Frank

    TN.Frank Liberty or Death

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    I've been using Ballistol for years, it's pretty much safe for anything BUT I have heard that some cleaners will eat away and lift the nickel on plated guns. IIRC Hoppe's #9 is bad for that. Main thing is find something that works for you and stick with it.:cool:
     
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  3. Dave.1

    Dave.1

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    cooden, thanks for the info.

    I used the link and read what you and others had to say. Sounds like you made a very reasoned argument. And, I know many are always looking for the new hot product. You did what you could there but you can't fight the sheep mentality. They'll run to where the others are and bash the ones that don't.

    Dave
     
  4. DonD

    DonD

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    Why mess with someone's garage recipe when so many quality products are readily available?

    $8 an ounce?? They've got to be kidding. Don
     
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    BeaverLube...complete with "unique fragrance"

    :faint:
     
  6. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Mobil 1 still works just fine for me.
     
  7. .45Super-Man

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    I'll stick with Break free CLP and LP.
     
  8. Decguns

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    Mobil 1 works just fine for less than $8 qt.
     
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    Has anyone tried Frog Lube? Just wanting to know if it's as good as avertised....
     
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    If his lube is made to the same quality of his parts your gun will probably not last one mag.

    I use froglube exclusively in my firearms, it is not a miracle lube. But it does work very well.

    George
     
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    Bob Hafler

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    OK we have Frog lube,and now Beaver lube.What's next Fish Lube. [​IMG]
     
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    Lt Frank Drebin: Nice Beaver!
    Jane: Thanks, I just had it stuffed.
     
  13. Brian Lee

    Brian Lee Drop those nuts

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    When I saw the claim of it being "stable at 750 degrees F" I knew I was reading a bunch of BS.

    I knew a guy a long time ago who thought he had a really great invention because he'd mixed some powered graphite with ordinary motor oil, and he wanted to sell me some to put in my car..... I didn't do it.
     
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    Booger-Snot is the lube I use, I don't know why my guns keep locking up:dunno:
     
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    Damn Yankees.

    :rofl:
     
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    After trying many, some of them fads, I finally found a product that I like. I use the M-Pro 7 line of products and I couldn't be happier. Thanks for the heads up about this other product, though.
     
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    I can just see the add now.........."Beaver lube", its at home in the cleaning kit or the nightstand.
     
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    Somebody had to say it! :rofl:

    Dave
     
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    I am glad I am not crazy. Some members on that website are such sheep--the majority of the members agreed with me, but some members said that I was being so negative.
     
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    Militec .....but I got it free and free is for me