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Old 11-08-2017, 03:46 PM   #36
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WD-40.

Flame suit on!!
WD-40 kills primers. If you keep your gun loaded and there is WD40 on it, don't be surprised if your gun don't go bang.

When reloading equipment breaks and primers are still live, reloaders will spray wd40 into it to kill them then throw away a week or so later.

You may never experience a problem, but is it really worth it to be that cheap or lazy? Not to me.

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Old 11-08-2017, 03:52 PM   #37
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Old 11-08-2017, 04:01 PM   #38
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Haha, YES!!!
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Old 11-09-2017, 09:31 AM   #39
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I like Tetra-Lube, Breakfree, and Triflon, they have worked the best for me and they work really good at preventing rust.
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:12 PM   #40
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Although I have no problem with CLP, I still see no reason to spend all the money to buy this new hip products.

Mobil1 synthetic works better than any oil I have ever used, and a quart lasts years. Mobil 1 synthetic "red n tacky" grease is 8$ and will last a lifetime.

For cleaning, I make up a batch of Ed's Red and use it for carbon removal/suppressor cleaning. For the rest, its simple green industrial (its purple and won't harm aluminum). Works better than 99% of commercial cleaners and is much cheaper (also the same thing as MPro7 and Hoppes Elite).
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Any oil or light grease works fine, lightly coat moving parts with your fingers and good to go. Note: I've found that GI bore cleaner is much better than anything else out there.
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Rig grease or syl glyde brake lube. always have one or the other in front of me.
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Old 11-09-2017, 09:11 PM   #43
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I love slip 2000 oil and grease. Balistol and lithium grease is good too.
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Old 11-09-2017, 09:18 PM   #44
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Slip 2000 ewl oil and grease
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Old 02-23-2018, 08:41 PM   #45
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liberal tears I hear are corrosive.....
I love it

I'm melting down a fat leftist on the spit right now but what I have been using is Breakfree CLP and Breakfree LP. The trigger got greased and sometimes I grease the lugs.
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Old 02-23-2018, 08:58 PM   #46
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Joe Bruch’s Masters Gun Oil.
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Old 02-23-2018, 10:12 PM   #47
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BreakFree CLP for all mine.
That's what I use for all my guns. On my Wasr I use some white lightning grease but everything else just CLP. Works fine.
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Old 02-23-2018, 10:27 PM   #48
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breakfree, Mobil 1/Royal Purple synthetic oil (5w30 or 10w30 are both fine), ATF, Hoppes, Otis, whatever else you can get your hands on is fine really. I just don't like rem oil. Shitty job at everything it does. Motor oil like Mobil 1 is my fav
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I dont think liberal tears are a good idea, they could make your internal parts soft and weak.
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Supertech synthetic high temp automotive bearing grease on the upper rails of ALL of my BCG's and Mobil 1 for the rest.
Termperatures outside drop too low, I don't use the grease.

Nothing extraordinary is required beyond this unless shooting full auto
I still have my CLP Breakfree but, that's mostly for cleaning purposes after a shoot, just like we did in the military.
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Mobile 1. Take a rag to your BCG once in a while and put some more on.
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^^^^^^^^^^^ I agree 100% ^^^^^^^ Here is a link for a started kit .
https://www.ebay.com/itm/SLIP-2000-6...53.m2749.l2649
I use ballistol for lube on my carbines, Frog lube on my pistols, which are glocks mostly so corrosion isnt really all that big a deal.Depending on what finsh is on the gun I just use brake cleaner (hold over from cleaning MGs in the Corps) or frog lube cleaner which seems to work well but is real gentle on the finishes and plastic if it gets on there. I carefully punch bores with Hoppes number 9 after all other cleaning is done. I know some dont care for this but Ive always done it, you just gotta use it sparingly and make sure it only goes where it needs to.

However I plan on giving the slip 2000 a go as many of my peers in the shooting world swear by it now and say they dont have to screw with it much and has extended time between cleanings.These guys shoot more then I do nowadays and are saying they just hose down with break cleaner every 5k rounds and reapply the slip.Im always late to change something, I let them try and test shit since they are still traveling around teaching and shooting daily. Think I will order some here next time uncle sam pays up.
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I use ballistol for lube on my carbines, Frog lube on my pistols, which are glocks mostly so corrosion isnt really all that big a deal.Depending on what finsh is on the gun I just use brake cleaner (hold over from cleaning MGs in the Corps) or frog lube cleaner which seems to work well but is real gentle on the finishes and plastic if it gets on there. I carefully punch bores with Hoppes number 9 after all other cleaning is done. I know some dont care for this but Ive always done it, you just gotta use it sparingly and make sure it only goes where it needs to.

However I plan on giving the slip 2000 a go as many of my peers in the shooting world swear by it now and say they dont have to screw with it much and has extended time between cleanings.These guys shoot more then I do nowadays and are saying they just hose down with break cleaner every 5k rounds and reapply the slip.Im always late to change something, I let them try and test shit since they are still traveling around teaching and shooting daily. Think I will order some here next time uncle sam pays up.
I only use that on my LWRC Piston drive .

Regular cleaning oil on my DI weapons . ( Colt & FN )
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I used to use Ballistol for the most part on everything, but the smell started getting to me after awhile and migrated to Breakfree CLP with no complaints. If I run out, I won't hesitate using Mobil 1 synthetic that I have sitting around the house.
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Slip 2000

Best gun lube avaible today. Non toxic, excellent temp range, non staining, oderless.

Kind of expensive though.
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Slip 2000

Best gun lube avaible today. Non toxic, excellent temp range, non staining, oderless.

Kind of expensive though.
Stuff is awesome but yes it's expensive and the dispenser sux. It either comes flooding out or nothing.
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I use motor oil, and Lucas red n tacky grease.

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Mobil1 synthetic works better than any oil I have ever used, and a quart lasts years. Mobil 1 synthetic "red n tacky" grease is 8$ and will last a lifetime.

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That's the same combo I use. Best stuff I've ever used, I actually think those products are superior to products like rem oil.
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That's the same combo I use. Best stuff I've ever used, I actually think those products are superior to products like rem oil.
Rem oil is the very bottom of the barrel for lubes. Right next to crusty old spit after you've been chewing tobacco
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Rem oil is the very bottom of the barrel for lubes. Right next to crusty old spit after you've been chewing tobacco
Ya for sure. I do love me some Copenhagen though


I've tried dozens of different gun oils. After all was said and done, none of them did anything that motor oil couldn't do, but motor oil did perform better than some "gun oils". As in motor oil stayed wet longer, and displaced more carbon buildup by keeping it wet.

I think most gun oils are over priced gimmicks.
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Just enough to lubricate the working parts. A lot of folks drown it but the more oil and grease, the more it will attract dirt, lint, sand, etc...

I see you live in AZ. I'd use grease on the innards if I were you. Just oil the bolt locking lugs and the external surfaces.

The BCG only need grease on the contact points which are the rails on the top and bottom of the front part. Maybe a little on the back end. I do a pea size dab on each then smear it around a little.

Apply very light oil to buffer spring with a rag to prevent corrosion then kind of dry it off. Oil locking lugs on bolt. Grease trigger components lightly.

Light Oil for the barrel inside and out.

Put a dab of grease on the cam pin too, and maybe a light amount in the upper where the BCG rails slide and where the cam pin rotates.

^Good Advice^, I use CLP BTW. Agreed NO need to drown the BCG in oil like those idiots on you tube..
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Ya for sure. I do love me some Copenhagen though


I've tried dozens of different gun oils. After all was said and done, none of them did anything that motor oil couldn't do, but motor oil did perform better than some "gun oils". As in motor oil stayed wet longer, and displaced more carbon buildup by keeping it wet.

I think most gun oils are over priced gimmicks.
yup, the ONLY thing motor oil doesn't do better than some of the CLP's and fancy dandy ones is corrosion resistance for really wet environments. but that's why putting ATF in 50/50 with a 10w30 motor oil (ATF is super corrosion resistant) helps a good bit.
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yup, the ONLY thing motor oil doesn't do better than some of the CLP's and fancy dandy ones is corrosion resistance for really wet environments. but that's why putting ATF in 50/50 with a 10w30 motor oil (ATF is super corrosion resistant) helps a good bit.
Ah I didn't know that, thank you for sharing!.

I guess I'm lucky because none of my guns have any rust problems, even when I shoot in the rain. But I attribute that to taking good care of them.

I heart atf puts off toxic fumes when burnt, do you know if that is true?
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Same for at least 12 yrs
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Ah I didn't know that, thank you for sharing!.

I guess I'm lucky because none of my guns have any rust problems, even when I shoot in the rain. But I attribute that to taking good care of them.

I heart atf puts off toxic fumes when burnt, do you know if that is true?
yeah, I live in AZ so I don't really worry about corossion on my guns, but some people in florida and the like have watched their guns rust with motor oil on their guns. It has a really low ability to repell rust, but still it's better than rem oil lol. ATF has some great ability to resist corossion, so I do a 50/50 mixture with a heavy duty thicker oil (like 10w40 or 20w30) as ATF is thinner...works like a charm.


not sure about the toxic fumes when burnt, but I doubt any more than regular oil.
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I've used everything from Marine Corps issued Breakfree CLP, G96 CLP, 5W-20, military surplus LSA, moly grease, Froglube and Slip2000 EWL and all worked great for me. Main things I notice is that CLP burns off quickly so I use lots more of it, Slip 2K is very runny and though I haven't shot in an artic climate, Froglube does get hard when its colder.

I mainly use CLP to clean and now I use Slip 2K for lube as its non-toxic and lasts way longer. Recently I finally found the G96 product (the 3 in 1 CLP spray) that made brand new BCM uppers smell so good! I also bought Slip 2k 30 to try out as I want a thicker oil that doesn't run on my buttstock and pistol grip! I like my ARs dripping wet
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Slip 2000 ewg made my AR9 not sound like an AR when I cycled the action. Super slick feeling with none of that sandpaper sound. Still has spring sound because my flat wire spring fits the buffer so tightly it gets stuck on there compressed, but I digress. It's a blowback gun and I shot it(with a normal buffer spring) in about 20* temps with 5-10mph wind and the grease didn't seem to cause any issues. Maybe different guns in colder temps might see issues with grease. I don't know.


The slip ewg also makes my sig 938 feel like butter. Unfortunately my Glock still cycles like a Glock lol. Not that it's a bad thing, but it isn't as smooth as the 938 anyway.
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BreakFree CLP for all mine.
This is your first choice, but whatever's at hand in an emergency.
Ballistol is a good general purpose lube ,prefer something a little thicker for ARs.
Rand CLP,G96, Slip 2000, LSA ,Etc. Just don't use grease its all wrong in this application.
Motor oil/ATF fluid is better than nothing in a pinch .

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Just don't use grease its all wrong in this application.

Out of curiosity, why is it wrong?
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