What lubricant do you use on your firearms?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dennis C, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. Dennis C

    Dennis C New Member

    751
    Oct 5, 2009
    South Dakota
    I have the standard Hoppe's #9 Gun Oil that I have been using for a long time. I watched a video on youtube and a gentleman on their said it's better to use grease because it will stay where you put it. That makes sense to me. So I am curious to know what everyone else here uses.
     
  2. ryan42

    ryan42 New Member

    Jan 28, 2012
    marion indiana
    I to use no9 hopps,I use it very spariingly,I would think if you used grease it would be harder to clean and would collect alot of dirt.But maybe iim wrong
     

  3. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    Silver Bullet Gun Oil....all the way!
    IMO, it's second to None!
     
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  4. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    Mississippi
    I have not ordered the SBGO yet... so I use Synthetic motor oil H-D 20W50 Syn3 its always handy when you work at a H-D dealership and I clean and re lube my guns after shooting them ( I know I don't have to but I like to ) so it works for me
     
  5. joncutt87

    joncutt87 Active Member

    May 24, 2011
    Kannapolis, NC
    I use hoppe's too, need to order either sbgo or frog lubr
     
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  6. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    I use mobil 1 0w30 and moly grease.
     
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  7. Brisk44

    Brisk44 New Member

    Mar 6, 2011
    Iowa
    I use KY on my gun.............SBGO on my rifles.:D:D:D:D:D:D
     
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  8. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    SBGO here ( i'm biased, i sell the stuff )
     
  9. mjp28

    mjp28 Well-Known Member

    Dec 17, 2011
    anytown, OHIO
    I still have my old Hoppes cleaning kits, brushes, etc. from the 1960s.

    Old habits are hard to break.....(unless something better comes along?)
     
  10. Gabob

    Gabob Well-Known Member

    Dec 5, 2005
    SW GA CSA
    I used two cycle engine oil until SBGO came along
     
  11. Python

    Python Former Guest

    676
    Apr 9, 2011
    Arizona
    A mix of hoppes gun oil and Mobil 1 synthetic gear oil. Outer barrel and rails get Gunslick grease. So good that my stored guns still don't need a re-lube after a year in storage, but do it anyway for principal. :D
     
  12. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Well-Known Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    Indiana
    I've been using SBGO since I won a drawing for it here a year ago.

    I use it on more than just guns, though. Anything that I want to stay lubricated long term... hinges, vise, etc. It's good stuff.
     
  13. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
  14. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

    Nov 23, 2011
    South Texas
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