Which oil

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by Don Locke, Sep 3, 2018.

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  1. Don Locke

    Don Locke Active Member

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    Aug 24, 2018
    I have heard there are cleaning and lubricating fluids that are caustic to the finish on the gun,can you guys help me with a lubricant and a cleaning fluid,that work well and are not caustic,thanks
     
  2. gaijin

    gaijin Well-Known Member

    May 18, 2015
    Mobil 1, 5W-30W. For lubricant.
    BreakFree for the rest.
     
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  3. El Perdido

    El Perdido Fictional Western Sage

    Oct 3, 2011
    Hoppe's and Breakfree CLP for that Baer you have coming. It's really as simple as that.
     
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  4. BradE

    BradE Active Member

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    Jun 19, 2018
    I use Ballistol, no issues.
     
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  5. BSP85

    BSP85 New Member

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    Jul 23, 2015
    I mainly use FP-10 or break free CLP. I do use Wilson ultimate lube and clean with WD-40 for my guncrafter no name as recommended by the manufacturer.


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  6. Raylan Givens

    Raylan Givens Never Forget

    Aug 18, 2015
    I've been using Wilson Lite Oil for years and have recently been using Gunfighter.
     
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  7. WC145

    WC145 Every day is Saturday and every night's a party!

    Jan 1, 2013
    I use MPro-7 on the recommendation of a trusted local gunsmith. Also use Wilson's oil and grease. Been using these products for a number of years and have been very happy with them.
     
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  8. Sneaky One

    Sneaky One Well-Known Member

    Aug 14, 2016
    Gunfighter has been my go to oil this year
     
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  9. apipeguy

    apipeguy Well-Known Member

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    Feb 28, 2014
    I use all the flavors of Wilson’s Ultima-Lube depending on temperature. You’ll get so many different answers, I doubt that it will help much. The lube brand is not so important as just keeping it properly lubed.
     
  10. fieldgrade

    fieldgrade resident crank

    Mar 13, 2017
    Me, too, for lube.

    I still like the smell of Hoppe's #9 bore cleaner too much to stop using it as a cleaner. I dab a little behind my ears on Friday nights if I want a little action with the missus.
     
  11. Whiten

    Whiten Well-Known Member

    Jun 9, 2017
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  12. WWB

    WWB Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator Supporting Addict

    Apr 11, 2015
    Gunfighter gun oil ^^
     
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  13. Don Locke

    Don Locke Active Member

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    Aug 24, 2018
    LOL
     
  14. Wheels No More

    Wheels No More Long gone

    May 12, 2015
    I'm in on the gunfighter oil also.
    That's what I use nowadays.
     
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  15. seawolfxix

    seawolfxix Asker of the Obvious

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    Dec 10, 2017
    FP-10

    If it's good enough for Dan Wesson, then it's good enough for me.
     
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  16. tac45

    tac45 What me worry ? Supporting Addict

    Mar 4, 2012
    Ballistol And gunfighter
     
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  17. boatdoc

    boatdoc Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2015
    pick your poison

    kroil or breakfree to clean
    mix and match;;wilsons ultima, lucas, slip2000, superlube multi liquid for all gun break ins

    gunfighter oil recently too.

    gosh I love a good lube thread
     
  18. El Perdido

    El Perdido Fictional Western Sage

    Oct 3, 2011
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  19. Scaramouche

    Scaramouche Student of the Columbian Exchange Supporting Addict

    Sep 15, 2015
    While you're out buying the oil it will occur to you to pick up some extra magazines. Maybe we should start a magazine thread.

    Extra recoil & firing pin springs and such.
     
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  20. WhoIsJohnGalt?

    WhoIsJohnGalt? We Are! Supporting Addict

    Feb 20, 2018
    Ballistol and Militec-1 for me.
     
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