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ES13Raven
10-08-2012, 4:04 PM
Oil, Grease or both?

Lifeon2whls
10-08-2012, 4:07 PM
I was using oil but after working with my M1, I am putting Mobile 1 grease on the AR. Works wonders.

IPSICK
10-08-2012, 4:25 PM
I use both with grease use very sparing. However, oil only is perfectly fine IMO.

EL_NinO619
10-08-2012, 4:26 PM
Mpro7 for the longest. Just applied frog lube to .45 and a AR, we will see. But Mpro7 from my experience is the best.

CK_32
10-08-2012, 4:34 PM
Rem oil. And kroil.. Kroil doesn't seem to last as long as rem tho.. But just a guess no real experiments to prove/debunk it yet..

6k 22lr/5.56 in 2 years no problems but wouldn't doubt if have the same result with other oils.

duggan
10-08-2012, 4:38 PM
I bought a can of automotive grease, I have ran just under 1K rounds without a cleaning using that grease and an occasional shot of clp on the gas rings.

hossb7
10-08-2012, 4:56 PM
Slip 2000 and nothing else

An Undocumented Worker
10-08-2012, 5:03 PM
Used to use Slip2000 EWL, works great and doesn't burn off.

I have since replaced it with Froglube which works just as good but stays in place even under prolonged storage, where Slip2000 would drain down to the receiver extension.

chozenfew805
10-08-2012, 5:04 PM
If CLP does the trick for the military it'll do the trick for my AR:43:

savannah
10-08-2012, 5:05 PM
Frog Lube. Great stuff.

0351USMC
10-08-2012, 5:06 PM
Ballistol and CLP

m1a1driver
10-08-2012, 5:28 PM
I tried automotive grease but the cleanup was horrible. I switched back to just clp for the ar's.

Ruiner
10-08-2012, 5:36 PM
Slip 2000 EWL here as well. The presence of lube in an AR is far more important than the type of lube you use.

BenHa
10-08-2012, 5:41 PM
mpro7 oil for my ar and pistols

AeroEngi
10-08-2012, 5:44 PM
I mostly use Weapon Shield CLP with a little Weapon Shield grease on the bolt and carrier rails.

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stix213
10-08-2012, 5:45 PM
Been using slip 2000, but I'm not too hard on mine so I don't know if it is any better than the competition.

Breadfan
10-08-2012, 5:47 PM
CLP all the way

tiechshlime
10-08-2012, 6:52 PM
CLP or Mobil 1

starsnuffer
10-08-2012, 6:57 PM
http://www.lubrikit.com/

SFL-0 Grease for the parts that need grease (rails, bcg). FMO-350 AW oil for the parts that need oil.

$20.

-W

starsnuffer
10-08-2012, 6:57 PM
http://www.lubrikit.com/

SFL-0 Grease for the parts that need grease (rails, bcg). FMO-350 AW oil for the parts that need oil.

$20.

-W

jctheguy
10-08-2012, 7:05 PM
Militec-1 oil and grease. Light grease on metal to metal contact points on bolt carrier with the most wear.

cfusionpm
10-08-2012, 7:08 PM
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/627320_10101134481197414_1027176199_o.jpg

Soak it in some Mobil 5w-30. Smells like crap but cycles like it's riding on silk.

uxo2
10-08-2012, 7:12 PM
Slip 200 EWL
and Super Lune grease.

Squidward
10-09-2012, 9:14 AM
Frog Lube; because it makes my gun smell pretty.

spetsnaz
10-09-2012, 9:16 AM
ballistol and slide glide/frog lube

FourLoko
10-09-2012, 9:26 AM
I use both

AeroEngi
10-09-2012, 9:26 AM
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/627320_10101134481197414_1027176199_o.jpg

Soak it in some Mobil 5w-30. Smells like crap but cycles like it's riding on silk.

I hope you wear gloves when you're using that stuff. It's pretty unhealthy for you.

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cfusionpm
10-09-2012, 9:36 AM
Yeah, some of those latex ones. And I make sure to leave it covered if it's inside.

SIGSHOOTR
10-09-2012, 11:50 AM
Froglube. I'm a convert.

0351USMC
10-09-2012, 11:54 AM
oil for AR,Grease for AK for me.

HPGunner
10-09-2012, 11:58 AM
Used to use Slip2000 EWL, works great and doesn't burn off.

I have since replaced it with Froglube which works just as good but stays in place even under prolonged storage, where Slip2000 would drain down to the receiver extension.

Ditto - I like Froglube paste because it stays in place when cool and becomes slick when warmed up.

sd_shooter
10-09-2012, 12:00 PM
Oil on rotating parts, grease on sliding parts.

Oil = Mobil 1 (Enough Said)

Grease = Wally World Red:

http://i.walmartimages.com/i/p/00/68/11/31/47/0068113147284_180X180.jpg

Super Tech Multi-Duty Grease is designed and formulated for operation under conditions of extreme pressure and high temperature. This grease can be used for general lubrication as well as for wheel bearings. It provides good pumpability in both cold and hot operating temperatures. Super Tech Multi-Duty Grease, 1 lb: Formulated for operation under extreme conditions Excellent resistance to water and water washout Completely fortified with rust and corrosion inhibitors Good pumpability Model# WM620016 Made in the USA

I have both Break Free and WeaponShield CLP, but don't use either of them very much. For a final wipe I used a silicon gun cloth and never see rust.

I have oil left over from oil changes, but if I were to buy it I could get a quart for $5. Between that and the grease I would probably have enough for the rest of my life for $10.

That's why I can't bring myself to even try Froglube. It's $50 for the "combo pack" and I only get about 1/10 of the quantity compared to the oil/grease I already have.

incredablehefey
10-09-2012, 12:04 PM
Froglube on everything!

ES13Raven
10-09-2012, 3:45 PM
Anyone use Super Lube (http://www.super-lube.com/synthetic-multipurpose-grease-ezp-49.html) on their AR?

Dhena81
10-09-2012, 4:04 PM
I use Mil-Comm grease and Slip EWL with that combo my BCG is always shining when its running hot.

The problem I have with slip though is it migrates a lot so I'm giving Ballistol a shot now I like it but it smells like BO and S***.

I'm not sold on Frog lube.

I won't use Automotive oil because I don't want to be exposed to chemicals and want a degree of corrosion resistance.

Dinosaur Jr
10-09-2012, 7:52 PM
I'm using Frog Lube on my shotgun and 9mm. They haven't missed a beat. Gonna switch over my AR. Probably still use CLP & RemOil on the AKS just cuz.

dsavells
10-09-2012, 9:53 PM
Does anyone have a Nickel Boron bolt that they use lube with. I have put about 400+ rounds through mine with no malfunctions while using no lubricant. I have heard lube on these parts only make them messy.

greg916
10-09-2012, 9:56 PM
I stick with Ballistol on all my guns it works great. Another great product is slipstream grease and oil made by crusader weaponry.

ChaneRZ
10-09-2012, 10:05 PM
Frog lube for me.

1911su16b870
10-10-2012, 10:26 AM
CLP is fine, I also like Slip 2000 EWL

akoba
10-10-2012, 10:59 AM
CLP, But now Frog lube. It stick and smells good.

AlliedArmory
10-10-2012, 10:02 PM
I only use CLP on my ARs and have never ever had an issue. Everytime I take it shooting I just take out the bolt and spray it down and throw it back in. Every 500 rds or so it gets a cleaning.

rifle man
10-10-2012, 10:34 PM
MILITEC..........THAT'S ALL YOU NEED.

ECG_88
10-10-2012, 10:36 PM
I got a couple of 3oz tubes of super lube at harbor freight for $4.99 each. I also have a nickel boron bcg, should work great, too bad my upper is on back order till jesus comes back.

Xingu
10-10-2012, 10:39 PM
Rem oil. And kroil.. Kroil doesn't seem to last as long as rem tho.. But just a guess no real experiments to prove/debunk it yet..

6k 22lr/5.56 in 2 years no problems but wouldn't doubt if have the same result with other oils.

The Aerokroil can lift nickel plating on some parts. It is a great penetrating oil, but I use a moly lube or rem oil for most of my guns. Automotive grease for the garand.