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Best gun oil? #2199856
03/14/11 03:47 PM
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DrDusty86 Offline OP
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I just bought a new Benelli Nova to add to my pump collection. What Kind of oil and solvent is best for the Benellis?
Thanks,
Dustin

Re: Best gun oil? [Re: DrDusty86] #2199916
03/14/11 04:26 PM
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You will get every name in the book including motor oil. I like Weapon Shield.


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Re: Best gun oil? [Re: DrDusty86] #2199944
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is REM oil and Hoppes #9 solvent good combo?

Re: Best gun oil? [Re: DrDusty86] #2200049
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Hoppes #9 is a solvent, not a lube. Rem oil is ok, but too thin for some applications. I use FP-10 and Slip 2000

Re: Best gun oil? [Re: DrDusty86] #2200493
03/15/11 05:21 AM
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Let's not get sidetracked with a bunch of favorite name brands, overall CARE is what's called for. I took a kid shooting years ago. He said he had his own 22. I said 'let's see it'. He brought it out & there it was, fairly new with a light coat of rust almost everywhere. Before we went shooting I got some supplies & we went over gun care. I think he had put the gun away damp at some time earlier.

I never leave a damp or wet gun, of course I hunt in wet conditions at times. Depending on how wet a guy needs to dry the gun off then do a light oil rubdown with a cloth, maybe off the stock if it's bad. If a gun is stored for a while it should have a light going over once in a while. This applies after it has been cleaned previously,wipedown & lightly oiled patch down the bore. For longer storage move over to 'RIG' grease.

All the fancy rods & cleaners/oils are of little use if not used diligently. Sorry but I'm a stickler for gun care & don't accept 'a little rust' anywhere.

I have Break-Free, with teflon, some Sheath, mil-spec 'cold temp' small arms & a few others on the bench. Then there's the Hoppes #9,Shooters Choice, & Montana Extreme in the 'bore cleaner category. JMHO

Re: Best gun oil? [Re: 05ChevyI5] #2200620
03/15/11 09:08 AM
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Originally Posted By: 05ChevyI5
Hoppes #9 is a solvent, not a lube. Rem oil is ok, but too thin for some applications. I use FP-10 and Slip 2000

#9 is an amazing solvent. It stinks real bad but it works. As long as you give it proper time to set on the metal. I had my gas pistons from my SKS and AK sitting in that #9 for about 2 days and I was able to effortlessly wipe that carbon stain right off. I wasnt able to do that no matter how hard I worked on it before I let it soak in #9. REM oil, is ok at best. I have a can and it lubes meh, cleans ok, protects? idk thats where it falls apart since its gone 2 weeks later.... I have some winchester break free clp I got from walmart and that is a good lube. I dont know how well it works as a cleaner but its a really nice lube. My mosin nagant bolt glides with it.


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Re: Best gun oil? [Re: DrDusty86] #2200630
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Joe,
Yes, call me anal, but I care for my guns and vehicles better than most people around here do with their kids..which is the SAD truth... I have many riffles and Pumps and care for ALL of them
Dusty

Re: Best gun oil? [Re: DrDusty86] #2201427
03/15/11 09:28 PM
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Originally Posted By: DrDusty86
is REM oil and Hoppes #9 solvent good combo?


Actually not super bad, but make sure the Rem oil is the good variety with VCI's. It comes in a pump bottle. But you will need a heavier oil and a light grease.

I like Amsoil MP for a light-medium spray lube. Amsoil Spray grease. A drop or two of Ballistol.

Hoppe's #9 is a all time great powder solvent.


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Re: Best gun oil? [Re: DrDusty86] #2202852
03/17/11 06:59 AM
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Ed's Red, moly grease and ATF grace my bench, I've seen no reason to change yet.


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Re: Best gun oil? [Re: DrDusty86] #2206855
03/21/11 07:09 AM
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My vote is MPRO7 bore cleaner and lubes.


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Re: Best gun oil? [Re: DrDusty86] #2207880
03/21/11 11:44 PM
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Kellube M12 CLP

Re: Best gun oil? [Re: lisapizza] #2208436
03/22/11 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted By: lisapizza
Kellube M12 CLP


Quote:
THIS OIL WILL NOT THICKEN IN COLD.. OR THIN IN HEAT.

http://www.wickedgrips.com/1911-accessories-magwell-magazine-parts/kellube-synthetic-gun-oil

VI of 1000!


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Re: Best gun oil? [Re: DrDusty86] #2218037
03/31/11 05:16 PM
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Miltec TW-25B

Synthetic suspension that's very light and stays where put.

Factory issue on all SIG's.

Milspec too.

Last edited by Pete591; 03/31/11 05:17 PM.
Re: Best gun oil? [Re: DrDusty86] #2220055
04/02/11 05:36 PM
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To clean the bore- WD-40 & Hoppes #9
To clean the action- WD-40 & Hoppes #9
Lubrication- WD-40 & Rem Oil
Corrosion prevention- WD-40
Long term storage- Hoppes Gun Grease


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Re: Best gun oil? [Re: Lost1] #2220672
04/03/11 09:07 AM
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I agree on Hoppe's #9 for cleaning. Been around the block and tries a bunch and still for a quick after shooting bore clean, #9 is still tops.

I got two small tubes of TW25B. Seems slippery and all, but it truly is a very light grease, white and milky like. Way lighter than even an #1 automotive grease. I'll still use Amsoil red spray grease for slides and the like.

For general spraying and soaking Amsoil MP is hard to beat. Better than WD-40 IMHO.


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