Dry lube?

Discussion in 'M, C, L and S Series' started by Longshot, Nov 17, 2005.

  1. Longshot

    Longshot New Member

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    Anyone here ever use a graphite/dry lube on their M series? I use Tetra Grease on just about everything because I can feel it even after wiping clean. -Longshot
     
  2. ScottW

    ScottW New Member

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    Per DAIadvisor's maintenance tutorial, Rem Oil will eventually dry and leave a light layer of Teflon. I've used that in the places indicated in the tutorial. Interestingly, I also have a bicycle chain dry style lube with Teflon in it, and it costs quite a bit more than Rem Oil although the two seem very similar to my non-analytical-chemist eyes. As for graphite lube, I have some but have not used it on any of my firearms. Based on the finish on Steyr slides, I think it might work well in the rail channels if you got a thin layer to stay in there. I don't think I'd put any inside the action group though, I'd stick with BreakFree CLP for that.
     

  3. bigbob68

    bigbob68 New Member

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    I found that using tetra grease on the slide rails makes it buttery smooooth. I have never had a failure of any kind and have over 1000rnds thru it so far. My M9 has quickly became one of my favorites. I use tetra grease on quite a few handguns esp[ecially the ones with tight tolerances.