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deputy tom
12-28-2010, 08:32
What lube works best and how wet to run the gun in cold weather?I'm talking mid teens to lower twenties.Thanks.tom.

faawrenchbndr
12-28-2010, 08:36
Oil,........Mili-Tech 1 works for me.

NeverMore1701
12-28-2010, 08:55
My GF likes that KY warming stuff in cold weather.... Wait, what?

faawrenchbndr
12-28-2010, 09:26
My GF likes that KY warming stuff in cold weather.... Wait, what?

:rofl:

Good thing it is iced tea & not coffee coming out my nose! :rant:

glock22357
12-28-2010, 09:43
Mobil 1 or Royal Purple 5W20 Synthetic. Works great year 'round. They also make cleaning easier.

dreis454
12-28-2010, 09:46
Brian Enos' Slide Glide LITE. I use it year 'round.

MrMurphy
12-28-2010, 11:41
I use either SLIP 2000, or the old school route, LSA. LaRue Tactical sells it as their machine gun lube, which it is, it also works well in lower temps.

Boost_Junkie
12-28-2010, 12:27
TW-25B works well for me.

farmer2
12-28-2010, 12:52
At those temperatures your gtg with any high quality lubricant. I would just stick with the lubricant that you have been using.

farmer2

deputy tom
12-28-2010, 13:48
OK,now that we have established which lube to use,what areas need to be lubed less than usual for the cold temps? Thanks.tom.

HAIL CAESAR
12-28-2010, 20:37
TW-25B works well for me.

You beat me to posting my favorite..TW-25B. Funny thing is I just finished applying it to my S&W M&P 45C.:rofl:

1811guy
12-28-2010, 22:40
Oil,........Mili-Tech 1 works for me.

+1. It has a pour point of about -60 F. Also stands up very well in hot weather. It does not evaporate off and stays put. I was using it on my G35 at our last USPSA match and had no issues. Temp was at 0 when we started an 5 when we ended. Others had problems with their guns due to the cold - not sure what they were using.