How do you lubricate your carry gun?

How do you lubricate your carry gun?

This is a discussion on How do you lubricate your carry gun? within the Firearm Cleaning & Maintenance forums, part of the General Firearm Discussion category; I had always just lubricated with my normal old CLP. Reading sigforum, I noticed a few people talking about using grease. I decided to look ...

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Thread: How do you lubricate your carry gun?

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    How do you lubricate your carry gun?

    I had always just lubricated with my normal old CLP. Reading sigforum, I noticed a few people talking about using grease. I decided to look into this a little, and I've decided to make the switch. I have a MilComm TW25B syringe and a few 4oz tubes sitting in my helmet bag. We use it to lube our machine guns. Turns out, it's also what works best for normal pistols.

    I was reading on a few sites like cylinder & slide that oil will run out of the gun into the holster when carrying, and they also suggested grease. So how do y'all do it?
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    Thumbs up Militec-1

    Militec-1.. Break Free is ancient technology compared to this stuff. Been using it for 3 years and it is fantastic! Follow their directions and your gun will kiss you out of thanks. Free 1 oz. samples fro LEO and military folks. You folks have to try this conditioner/lube out!

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    +1 for Militec 1!
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    Don't you have to do some crazy heat treatment thing when you use militec? A small bottle of it came with my 229, and I remember it said something about that. I never did end up using it.
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    Weapon Shield. They sent me a free sample which turned out to be a full sized tube with syringe.
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    Militec1 Grease.

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    I lube very little...cuts down on being a magnat for lint and gunk...

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    I use Slip 2000 to lub, it's absolutely great stuff IMO.
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    voted for grease, I do %90 grease on it, I oil the rest
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    I use WeaponShield on my carry guns but, fairly recently I checked out GunZilla and that is great also.

    For extended shooting sessions I use Jardines Extreme on my semi-automatic Slide/Frame rails.
    Probably not necessary with the WeaponShield but, (force of habit) I do it anyway.
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    I've got whatever lube came with the Hoppes cleaning kit I bought. I use it very sparingly, otherwise my pistol gets kinda...fuzzy. Like bandit383 said, it's a great lint magnet.
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    I use WeaponShield overall, but a bit of Tetra Grease on the slide.

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    Both grease and CLP. Grease for small critical points where CLP would run out. CLP on the slide rails.

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