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Where to use grease, where to use oil?
« on: January 26, 2011, 01:29:35 pm »
Hopefully a simple question, but one I've really not seen addressed before. 

Where should I use grease?  Where should I use oil?  Bolt guns, pump guns, semi-auto rifles, semi-auto pistols, revolvers, everything else.
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    Re: Where to use grease, where to use oil?
    « Reply #1 on: January 26, 2011, 01:46:58 pm »
    I've had success using grease on rails and "gross" action points, i.e. BIG movements.  I've got it on the slide rails on my Sigs.  I've got it on the moving channels on the bolt on my 556 and along the pump, actually I just realize it don't know what those parts are called...  but the arms that go from the reciever that the pump moves on.  And of course on the bolt of my bolt actions as well as contact points between the bolt and reciever. 

    Then I use the oil on every "finer" moving part. 
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    Re: Where to use grease, where to use oil?
    « Reply #2 on: January 26, 2011, 01:49:40 pm »
    I use grease where there are large surface areas of metal-on-metal contact - slide, barrel, guides, lugs, etc.  I use oil on the small parts - trigger group, barrel link, hammer, etc.

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    Re: Where to use grease, where to use oil?
    « Reply #3 on: January 31, 2011, 09:43:16 pm »
    You both nailed it.

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