View Full Version : Froglube and the number of rounds
10-04-2011, 8:33 PM
How many rounds do you have through your firearms since using FL? What weapon and what conditions are you using them in? This is not a FL bashing thread so please don't post unrelated answers to ruin my thread. Thanks.:D
10-05-2011, 6:17 AM
SU-16 CA 3500
All of the SU and Sigma rounds are range rounds. I took the P89 to a 2 day defensive handgun class recently. Functioned perfectly without problems (It also has more than 5000 rounds pre-FL though it, for reference)
The .30-06 went hunting, successfully, without issues.
I have a new XD I'm starting on FL with a grand total of 100 shots through it so far.
Keeping my other hunting rifles on the same diet they've had for decades now, I may switch them to FL someday soon however.
My other pistols are still on whatever they were on when I put them in the safe last.
I have probably 8 friends who I've cooked most of their guns in FL for, totalling another 35-40 weapons. They've collectively shot probably another 25k rounds. No issues to speak of.
10-05-2011, 7:45 AM
AR15 500 rounds
Hipoint 995ts About 600 rounds
Glock 19+ 300 rounds
Ruger SR9 300 rounds
Ar15 had a few hiccups at the start but that had more to do with the wrong buffer spring then anything else. after the buffer tube was fixed this thing runs like a champ.
995ts had had nothing but FL and i can only think of like 3 misfires tghe whole time i've had it. it's my beater gun and i treat it like **** and it always runs and runs and runs.
glock runs like a glock just fine
Ruger runs like a Ruger perfect.
10-05-2011, 12:13 PM
M&P 9mm. Been using FL since new and about 600 rounds. Not a single misfire or jam.
10-05-2011, 12:16 PM
To be honest, I don't think you can reliably assess a lube until you've shot a minimum of 1000 rounds with it.
The only two guns on my list I consider good reliable indicators are the P89 and the SU16, with which I've shot thousands of rounds with the stuff.
10-05-2011, 2:46 PM
My XDM 9mm 4.5 barrel has about 3500 rounds thru it. Started it on FL at 2600 rounds and was on Hoppes before that. Nary a hiccup whatsoever.
My CZ P-01 has 1400 rounds thru it so far and has been on FL since brand new. Only one hiccup which was a failure to go into battery with bulk UMC ammo from Walmart during the first 250 rounds. Might have been a case of a week charge or limp wristing since I was decocking the gun with each shot for practice on the DA trigger. It has since fired the rest with no problem including doing a tactical handgun course with double taps, triples, failure drills, and continuous rapid fire with four full mags.:D:D
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