texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Trevor’s dad, TXsmallmouth, CookingMalcom, zpslush, James Barnes
70360 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 110,606
bill oxner 91,416
SnakeWrangler 63,869
stxranchman 59,968
Gravytrain 46,950
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
BMD 41,241
Forum Statistics
Forums46
Topics612,505
Posts11,363,035
Members85,360
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Lubricant for slides #8534304 02/18/22 01:50 AM
Joined: Apr 2021
Posts: 349
R
R83steve Offline OP
Bird Dog
OP Offline
Bird Dog
R
Joined: Apr 2021
Posts: 349
What is your preference for handgun lubricants for slides specifically?

Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8534312 02/18/22 01:59 AM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 2,136
BigRon Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 2,136
SLIP2000 gun lube


God is so good to me.
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8534357 02/18/22 02:47 AM
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 22,157
HoneyBeez Online Happy
The Beedazzler
Online Happy
The Beedazzler
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 22,157
Wilson's universal


[Linked Image]
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8534640 02/18/22 03:11 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 4,890
D
David Maas Offline
Extreme Tracker
Offline
Extreme Tracker
D
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 4,890
[Linked Image]


NRA Endowed Patriot Life Benefactor
GOA Life Member
TSRA Life Member
NSCA Life Member
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8534801 02/18/22 06:10 PM
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,753
T
TAB Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
T
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,753
Grease, lubriplate, Montanan extreme, nickel anti sieze..

Oil does nothing but attract dirt.

If it’s a glock or polymer, I’d use some spray Teflon and that’s it. It’s dry and doesn’t attract dirt.

1911’s I use grease once they are “broken in” (500 rounds)

Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8534823 02/18/22 06:33 PM
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 5,942
T
Tactical Cowboy Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
T
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 5,942
Lubriplate and 2 stroke motor oil. Or transmission fluid. Or 90 weight. Or whatever was in the goody bag from the last match I went to.

It really doesn’t matter.


The secret to a long life is to try not to shorten it.
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: Tactical Cowboy] #8534929 02/18/22 09:13 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 14,513
Q
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
Q
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 14,513
Originally Posted by Tactical Cowboy
Lubriplate and 2 stroke motor oil. Or transmission fluid. Or 90 weight. Or whatever was in the goody bag from the last match I went to.

It really doesn’t matter.


This. If you're frequent with your maintenance, it doesn't matter.


[Linked Image]

https://web.archive.org/web/20170223065011/http:/www.rrdvegas.com/silencer-cleaning.html
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8534982 02/18/22 10:40 PM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 28,869
B
Buzzsaw Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
B
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 28,869
Dan Wesson mandates Kroil and FP-10 ONLY on their black Duty Coat finish.

Other than the Dan, I use about EVERY one EVER made. Probably have 50 different lubes in my box.

I have really not been able to tell the difference in any. I have pistols which sit for a year or more, cocked and locked without touching them. I will take them to the range direct from its hiding place (shhh, don't tell) and shoot it. Never had an FTF or any malfunction on the first killing shot or the ones after.


SPACE FOR RENT


Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8535027 02/18/22 11:44 PM
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 1,094
D
Deans Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
D
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 1,094

Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8535041 02/19/22 12:15 AM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,671
B
Black Duck Dog Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
B
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,671
LPS 1

Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: TAB] #8535213 02/19/22 03:23 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 4,890
D
David Maas Offline
Extreme Tracker
Offline
Extreme Tracker
D
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 4,890
Originally Posted by TAB
Grease, lubriplate, Montanan extreme, nickel anti sieze..

Oil does nothing but attract dirt.



And the 4 you mentioned don't?

Any lubricant that you apply will attract dirt, more so if you are very liberal with the lubricant.

If you want it to be slick and avoid attracting dirt, dust, pocket lint, send it to Walter Birdsong. I have Auto-5s that haven't been cleaned or lubricated in years.


NRA Endowed Patriot Life Benefactor
GOA Life Member
TSRA Life Member
NSCA Life Member
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8535260 02/19/22 04:37 AM
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 3,261
D
DStroud Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
D
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 3,261
Wow I haven’t heard Birdsongs name mentioned in a long time. I had an AR coated by him years ago..he seemed like a great and interesting guy. It sat in his office and we both told stories for an hour or so.

Anyway I use this stuff.....
https://hobooil.net/

I think it’s really just tobacco spit in a bottle because it smells like Copenhagen to me but it works smile ani

Last edited by DStroud; 02/19/22 04:38 AM.

"Anyone taking up handloading necessarily plays with unknown factors and takes chances. But so does anyone who drives a car,goes to a cocktail party,eats in a restaurant,or gets married."

Jack O'Connor 1963
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8535268 02/19/22 04:55 AM
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 5,906
R
Ranch Dawg Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
R
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 5,906
Mobile 1 synthetic.


THE ROAD GOES ON FOREVER AND THE PARTY NEVER ENDS.

F##K YOU JOE BIDEN !!!!!
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: Ranch Dawg] #8535324 02/19/22 01:15 PM
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,486
L
LeonCarr Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
L
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,486
Originally Posted by Ranch Dawg
Mobile 1 synthetic.

What I use


"Whitetail Deer are extinct because of rifles with telescopes mounted on them." - My 11th Grade English Teacher
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: David Maas] #8535325 02/19/22 01:23 PM
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,753
T
TAB Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
T
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,753
Originally Posted by David Maas
Originally Posted by TAB
Grease, lubriplate, Montanan extreme, nickel anti sieze..

Oil does nothing but attract dirt.



And the 4 you mentioned don't?

Any lubricant that you apply will attract dirt, more so if you are very liberal with the lubricant.

If you want it to be slick and avoid attracting dirt, dust, pocket lint, send it to Walter Birdsong. I have Auto-5s that haven't been cleaned or lubricated in years.


Your right everything attracts dirt, with the looser tolerance of the plastic pistol it just gets gummy faster in my opinion that’s why I spray them with Teflon, I also spray my bolt on ar15 with Teflon, but everything else gets grease
Oil works good for breaking in a 1911, oil works fine as well you can use anything really.. something is better than nothing. Mobile 1 Eng oil is good for shotguns especially during rain.. what I should had went on further to say is grease tends to stay put and where you laid it especially when applied from a syringe.

Last edited by TAB; 02/19/22 01:41 PM.
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8535330 02/19/22 01:40 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 14,150
Tbar Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 14,150


Make America Great Again

Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8535341 02/19/22 02:14 PM
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 26,281
J
JCB Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
J
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 26,281
For slides I always use some sort of grease over oil. Its one of the few parts on a gun that I will use grease on. And brand dont matter to me. My every day carry gun is a Glock. I just dab a little grease on each rail and work it back and forth a few times.

Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8535378 02/19/22 02:46 PM
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 6,964
M
mikei Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
M
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 6,964
I use Safari Charlie Gun Lube on every part of the firearm that needs lubrication. Rarely use gun grease. I'm not a high volume shooter, so the demands I put on the lubricants I use are pretty light.

Last edited by mikei; 02/19/22 02:46 PM.
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8535402 02/19/22 03:16 PM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 28,869
B
Buzzsaw Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
B
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 28,869
Back in "the Day" 1960's

Bullseye shooters soaked their 1911's in Varsol (dry cleaning fluid) this stripped all debris off gun.

Then

Lube with Marvel Mystery Oil

Worked like a charm.

CHEAP TOO


SPACE FOR RENT


Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8535442 02/19/22 03:51 PM
Joined: Apr 2021
Posts: 349
R
R83steve Offline OP
Bird Dog
OP Offline
Bird Dog
R
Joined: Apr 2021
Posts: 349
Thanks all. I’m still using a spray can of Rem oil. Thought that there might be some “new and improved “ stuff out there.
It looks like spray and wipe is still competent

Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8535648 02/19/22 08:29 PM
Joined: Jul 2007
Posts: 34,057
B
Brother in-law Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
B
Joined: Jul 2007
Posts: 34,057
Originally Posted by R83steve
Thanks all. I’m still using a spray can of Rem oil. Thought that there might be some “new and improved “ stuff out there.
It looks like spray and wipe is still competent



Hard pass

Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8535761 02/19/22 11:17 PM
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 5,444
L
Lazyjack Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
L
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 5,444
Hoppes products for years. But switch to CLP for everything but the bore.


If you can't bedazzle them with your intelligence, just baffle them with B.S.
Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8536109 02/20/22 02:35 PM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 237
R
RH422 Offline
Woodsman
Offline
Woodsman
R
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 237
WD-Specialist, spray and lightly wipe, works great!

Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: Brother in-law] #8536125 02/20/22 03:04 PM
Joined: Apr 2021
Posts: 349
R
R83steve Offline OP
Bird Dog
OP Offline
Bird Dog
R
Joined: Apr 2021
Posts: 349
Originally Posted by Brother in-law


Hard pass


So Brother in law, what’s your preference?
I’ve shot revolvers since 1975 and just got into the semi’s in the last few years since I retired. I found it easier with revolver’s

Re: Lubricant for slides [Re: R83steve] #8536135 02/20/22 03:10 PM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 28,869
B
Buzzsaw Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
B
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 28,869
At least most of us G.A.S. about keeping our arms clean and lubed

It's hard to find a bad one but some of the "oils" seem to gum more IF left unattended for a longer time.


SPACE FOR RENT


Page 1 of 2 1 2
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2022 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3