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Post Posted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:28 pm 
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Motorcraft 5W-20 synthetic blend. What's left in the bottom of the jug after changing oil on the car gets dripped into my gun oil bottle.


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 6:27 pm 
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Wilson UltimaLube - Used it for years and find it to work well in 1911's. The syringe is nice for applying but tends to leak.

WeaponShield CLP - Good all purpose lube. I like their needle oiler and keep one in my range bag.

Super Lube grease - Works well on heavy use areas like bolts, slides, and trigger engagements. For a grease, it is a lighter viscosity, similar to a gel but tends to stay put.

Slipstream - Don't care much for the grease but the lube (oil) is very light and works great for 22 autos and even better on folding knives.

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Post Posted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 3:15 am 
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I tried the bacon grease on my Glock, but my dogs kept wanting to use it for a chew toy! :D

Seriously, I had a pretty huge supply of break free that I am finally down to 1 small bottle of, I use that on the 1911. I use the red shooter's choice grease on sliding parts of the mini-14 and the "disconnector" nub and rails on my glock.

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Post Posted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 3:27 pm 
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I use a product called Gun Butter, also FP10.

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Post Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2011 7:11 pm 
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re: Bacon Grease.....Chuck's 1911's not only look but smell delicious...:0)

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Post Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2011 11:33 pm 
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Guess I'm the only one who is using just Breakfree CLP.

I find that I can use it inside and it doesn't bother me (I have bad allergies and asthma, and am sensitive to chemical smells). I've been using it for years and it works well...

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Post Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:43 am 
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Synth motor oil. I'm cheap and I figure an engine is a lot harder on oil than a gun...

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Post Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 6:06 am 
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Jolly Rogers wrote:
Reminds me of the lube that GM used to pack with steering gear repair parts. I used to have to wash my hands half way through a steering gear rebuild so I could hold the tools.


why not use it on a pistol, Joe??
For that matter, re-package and sell it


Similar to Quack, i use whatever is closest to me on the bench.
CLP, Gun Butter, Weaponshield, FP-10, Sig-Oil are a few I keep handy
Grease for rails and lugs is either Gun Butter or Shooter's Choice red stuff

In my range bag is a needle oilier ..currently, I think it's Gun Butter


I really don't know if one is better than the others or not


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Post Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 6:11 am 
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I really don't know if one is better than the others or not


Yeah, a few don't seem to work very good, dry up with gun use. Other than that I think one is about as good as another.

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Post Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:30 pm 
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Cap wrote:
Jolly Rogers wrote:
Reminds me of the lube that GM used to pack with steering gear repair parts. I used to have to wash my hands half way through a steering gear rebuild so I could hold the tools.


why not use it on a pistol, Joe??
For that matter, re-package and sell it



For what it's worth I have thought about that a lot. There are so many layers of overhead involved with GM that I don't think I could get to a person that could even identify the product let alone the source. Some company out there makes some slippery stuff and it would be great to have a tub of it to play with. The grease only came in little matchbox size sealed paks initally and has recently morphed into a pretty blue grease packed in chinese take out soy sauce type squeeze packs. Less quantity and a slightly less slippery product.
I should see if I can get ahold of some engineers in the Saginaw division. They may have a thread I could pull. :D
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