I do not need citation if i'm the source.
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Okay. That is a fine point if you just wish to state things with no supporting evidence. However many of your points are just absurd on the surface. (No pun intended there.)
1. 'Grit, Carbon, unburnt powder... gets moved away with wet lubes.'
If your surface is not wet to begin with then the materials do not collect on your moving parts as much. Anyone that has operated machinery in dry dusty conditions knows wet lubricant collects fine dust and powder like mad. It is far better to not collect the debris in the first place.
2. 'Lubricants keep gunk solvent so you can clean it out easier. Dry lubes let the gunk cook in and make a home.'
A good surface treatment like the article is describing doesn't allow 'gunk' to 'cook in' to the surface. That is how modern ceramic non-stick surfaces work. They leave nothing for the chemical reaction to adhere to on the surface. So that makes the surface much easier to clean. You have stated yourself many times that the dry surface lubricant Gundoc applies makes a bolt easier to clean.
3. 'Wet lubes coat surfaces better'
If you have a surface treatment that is smaller on the molecule level than your wet lubricant. Then it would by definition coat a surface better. So this idea comes down to individual molecule size and not wet/dry.
4. 'close over areas that didn't get coated'
If a surface treatment is applied chemically then it will not leave areas not coated, unless there was an error in treatment.
5. 'Provide better barrier protection against moisture and thus fight corrosion better.'
This is going to come down to individual products and is not really a dry/wet issue. I would tend to side that a good surface treatment will not allow water to penetrate the surface OR allow salt molecules to adhere to the treated surface as easily.
Everyone knows that lubrication is not a zero sum game. We can use both surface treatments(dry), and fluid lubrication together for better function than either single material on its own.