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I've been using Militec-1 for well over a decade. Nothing new on the market has dissuaded me. The stuff just plain works great!

I also have Brownell's Action Lube for use when fitting a slide to a frame and Militec Grease for the odd situation where it is the best choice.

KG Products for a variety of needs ranging from moly coating to degreasing. Shooter's Choice is my bore cleaner :)


And just for grins given the teasing that has gone on in this thread: I prefer Lubrication Engineers synthetic automotive oils (e.g. LE 8130 Monolec 10W30) although for high mileage engines I turn to Valvoline MaxLife. If pressed to go non-synthetic it'd be Havoline or Motorcraft GF4 spec 5W30 dino oil :) A tribologist acquaintance recommended these to me.
 

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Anything new to report from the land of lube? Reviewing the thread it looks like there's no clear consensus, but folks seem to have some definite opinions. :) Anyone have any experience with Eezox? http://www.6mmbr.com/corrosiontest.html
What about a combination of Weapon Shield and TW25B? Anybody have any thoughts?
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I have heard good stuff about Eezox but have never tried it.

I use WeaponShield CLP and like it, they also have a grease that I hear is really good.

Another one I have been trying is Slipstream. I am not real sold on the consistency of their lube (grease) but the oil is really cool stuff. I have been having some issues with my Kimber 22 conversion kit and so I put some Slipstream oil on it. I ran 10 mags through it today without a single hiccup.
 

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I am an Eezox guy. It works really well. I think it does anyway :biggrin:

I've used it on everything from 1911's to Glocks to revolvers, shotguns, and rifles. I've never had a gun rust, with Eezox on it. I like Rem oil too. It is a little thinner than the Eezox, but still a good all around lube, cleaner etc.
 

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I've been using EEZOX for about a year now. I put a light coat of it on my guns before storage and it protects them with a light protective coat indefinitely. I first saw the owner of the local gun store using it to protect the firearms in his display cases, read the reviews on it, and started using it. I don't use it for lubrication...I use Weapon Shield or Breakfree CLP for that, but for a protective coating on the exterior, EEZOX works great.
 

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Thanks. I'm trying a Weaponshield/TW25B combo with an EEZOX wipedown of the exterior. So far, so good. I'll keep you posted. Hadn't heard of Slipstream before. I keep some Mobil 1 30w hanging around for all sorts of things...hadn't thought about 50w though. That's a good idea.
 

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I tried Strike-Hold last summer because we had a match in a light, on-off drizzle of a rain. I was so surprised by how well the 1911 functioned that I've switched!

I still have a good supply of Slide Glide and Break Free CLP, but Strike Hold is my new 'go to' lube.:biggrin:
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I started using Gunk Liquid Wrench Dry Lubricant a bit over a year ago and it seems to work quite well. Sprayed on, it dries completely in just a few minutes leaving a very slick and persistent surface coating of PTFE. I say surface but it does seem to get into the steel and stay there. No other lubrication seems to be necessary although I do wipe the guns off periodically with a towel moistened with Breakfree CLP, Militec-1, or synthetic motor oil to remove lint or fouling after shooting. As for lint, that was the reason I first tried this as I tired of lint buildup on my carry guns.

Not only does it not attract lint the way even a light coat of more traditional lubes does but it also seems to protect against rust MUCH longer than other, more traditional lubes. I've got a few guns that would begin rusting after carrying concealed if not oiled daily; after using this Dry Lubricant on it a year ago, my Taurus PT140 finally started showing a tiny bit of red discoloration on the mag release button. My Steyr S9, another one that had been prone to rust on that mag button, hasn't shown a hint of rust even though it's been well over a year. Both of these guns were carried often and about equally in IWB holsters during this past summer and fall. Before using the Dry Lubricant I could have counted on them rusting within a week of being cleaned and oiled with the usual lotions.

The stuff sells at my local O'Reilly's Auto Parts for $4.99 / 11oz. aerosol can and about the same amount at the local Great WallMart's automotive department.
 

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I use Extreme Weapons Grease mixed with mobil 1. lasts for over 500 rounds and still in place. As my experience as Tool & Die Maker for over 40 years you can never over lub a gun. If it slides use grease, if it pivots use oil.
 

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I am of the opinion that as long as the weapon is wet/coated with just about anything, all is well. Definitely do not run dry......
 

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guys dont know y no one has stated they have used it yet, FROG LUBE!!!lubes cleans protects !!! I have made the switch ,guns clean up faster ,hardly any fouling, rust protection just great!!! to top it off all my actions have got silky smooth, best stuff i have ever used period!its similar to miltec ,and i have used miltec, frog lubes Superior
 

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guys dont know y no one has stated they have used it yet, FROG LUBE!!!lubes cleans protects !!! I have made the switch ,guns clean up faster ,hardly any fouling, rust protection just great!!! to top it off all my actions have got silky smooth, best stuff i have ever used period!its similar to miltec ,and i have used miltec, frog lubes Superior
Yup, welcome to the forum.
 

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I'll second the frog lube. I use the frog lube paste. It works well, is non toxic, and doesn't stink.

The local distributor here durring his demo will eat it, and I makes for. A good Chapstick substitute in a pinch.
 

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I'll second the frog lube. I use the frog lube paste. It works well, is non toxic, and doesn't stink.

The local distributor here durring his demo will eat it, and I makes for. A good Chapstick substitute in a pinch.
Is there a website for Frog Lube?
 
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