My father teach me to shoot and clean the guns. Once I asked him, ...how much oil is enough?,... and he said.... one drop is to much.... Short story and has been 56 years since that day, and I still use oil for my guns.Beating grease for bearing, motor oil for motors, gun grease for guns.......simple enough for me.
ETA; I only use a dab of “gun grease” on my lugs.
One similar case does exist in vehicles: steel sleeves in polymer bushings. The bushings flex And the sleeve keeps them aligned, while protecting the bolt inside. Dust gets in over time.load bearing surfaces in cars, farm machinery, or large industrial machinery (which many people think are similar to guns, but they are not)!.
This is like those threads about bears. And remember there are bears in Alaska. Maybe in Alaska you have to use bear grease.Can we all agree that grease is OK to use in Florida, and not good for Alaska?
We need to start a new thread the first of each month to discuss the best cleaner, lube, grease, synthetic vs regular lubes and the best grease to use and where to use it.I think this thread has about run its course .... at least 'till the next time it comes up .... which it always does.
Good ones!We might as well get it all out in the open .... is it a 45 Long Colt or a 45 Colt? A clip or a magazine? An old model Vaquero or just Vaquero? A Blackhawk or a flattop Blackhawk? Ruger only loads or not? And of course the most popular .... gun oil or engine oil?
Stay tuned because someone is bound to start another troll thread and suck us in.