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well206
04-17-2011, 8:01 PM
After cleaning a Marlin 60, where should it be lubed? Which lubes do you use?

Thanks!

chesterthehero
04-17-2011, 8:20 PM
the manual says "The barrel, receiver and action are now ready for thorough cleaning. The action should be cleaned in solvent, dried, and oiled sparingly prior to reassembly."

i lightly lube all moving parts/contact points and wipe off extra oil.. whatever "gun oil" happens to be closes is what i use..

shinigami
04-17-2011, 8:21 PM
I just lightly lube the top and sides of the bolt. Too much lube and you get a lot of dirt and gunks up the action. I just use regular Hoppes lubricant. My favorite .22LR rifle, accurate out of the box.

gemini1
04-17-2011, 8:42 PM
I just lightly lube the top and sides of the bolt. Too much lube and you get a lot of dirt and gunks up the action. I just use regular Hoppes lubricant. My favorite .22LR rifle, accurate out of the box.

+ 1. I use Tetra grease and just lightly lube the bottom edges and sides of the bolt.

Rigma
04-17-2011, 10:40 PM
+ 1. I use Tetra grease and just lightly lube the bottom edges and sides of the bolt.

I'm also using a bit of grease now. It stays in place so it seems like I use less, and it seems to be working so I will continue unless something changes my mind.

well206
04-18-2011, 7:35 AM
Thanks! Just got a Marlin 60 and I enjoyed plinking with it over the weekend.

Mail Clerk
04-19-2011, 7:27 AM
Use oil/lube sparingly cuz the Marlin 60's gather allot of fouling inheritly.


Mail Clerk

pennys dad
04-19-2011, 8:06 AM
I clean mine with Breakfree and leave it at that.

bombadillo
04-19-2011, 8:28 AM
Touch of CLP here and there and its good to go for me. I've never used anything but liberal clp to clean it and some solvents here and there, but wipe it all back down and a dab of CLP gets it smooth and running again in all 3 marlins of mine.

zoglog
04-19-2011, 12:32 PM
getting my marlin soon enough, breakfree for me I guess.

well206
04-20-2011, 8:33 AM
nice... thanks! anybody with some simple tuning tips for the Marlin 60?

ptgarcia
04-20-2011, 9:48 AM
Whatever you use, just use a little.