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Old 10-17-2020, 08:47 AM
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What brand/type slide lube for striker fired pistol? My g20 has had zero since purchase and I am not the best at maintenance.
Cracker, Lube or No Lube that is the question.
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Lube. Don't need to soak the thing, but a couple drops then operate the slide a few times when finishing cleaning. Not a spray for this, but the needle tip kind.
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10w30 synthetic motor oil. I've been using the same quart for 15 years. Use a qtip, dip in the oil and then run it down the slide on each side.
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Break Free, CLP ditto with the Q-Tip.
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I use Ballistol to clean and lube.
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Slide glide
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Lube points on your Glock any gun lube is fine

A small drop on your four slide rails
a small drop on top of the barrel where the slide rubs
A small drop on the side of the slide where the extractor connects.
I smear a little oil on the slide and metal sights to help with rust
I scrub the extractor claw and face with a toothbrush
Wipe down the spring with an oily rag
brush down the barrel, oily patch through barrel and clean feeding ramp

That is about it..
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Originally Posted by Kenner 23 View Post
What brand/type slide lube for striker fired pistol? My g20 has had zero since purchase and I am not the best at maintenance.
Cracker, Lube or No Lube that is the question.
Lots of good video on You tube. The Glock Store has great info and should be a go to for any Glock owner.
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Ballistol, should meet all your requirements.
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I expected a completely different direction based on the title...
Old 10-18-2020, 06:38 AM
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well there is slide glide or for the more adventurous there is this non-nutritive silicone based lubricant,
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I clean mine every once in a while and then use this after. Apply and then wipe off. Leaves a light coat of Teflon.

https://www.amazon.com/Mil-Comm-Premium-1-5-Ounce-Synthetic-Lubricant/dp/B002T1ZW2E
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Originally Posted by Shag View Post
I clean mine every once in a while and then use this after. Apply and then wipe off. Leaves a light coat of Teflon.

https://www.amazon.com/Mil-Comm-Prem.../dp/B002T1ZW2E
I notice you don't say you shoot them ...lol
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LSA or CLP.
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I use a thin layer of Lubriplate
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Originally Posted by Cracker View Post
I notice you don't say you shoot them ...lol
That's why I like O/U shotguns and 1911's. Ya don't have to clean em very often.
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Originally Posted by jkp View Post
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The wrong oil is better than no oil. I was sold on Mil-Comm products when a sample came with a new Sig Sauer. A few top gun smiths consider it one of the best gun lubes available. TW25b grease is probably their most popular product but it is not oil which is what gun manufacturers call for most of the time. I mix my TW25b 50-50 with MC2500 oil in a needle oiler with great results. Mil-Comm MC3000 semi-fluid I believe is similar to this mix.

Rem-Oil and Hoppe's Elite gun oil are very thin & I've read warnings against their use, particularly in high heat. Are the warnings internet BS?
One famous gun lube is coconut oil. Lawsuits have been launched to prevent the release data of a high tech gun oil actually being vegetable seed oil. A prominent name in high end bicycles repackages chainsaw bar oil with a huge markup for bicycle chains.
Caveat emptor.
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this is what I use-
https://www.amazon.com/Tetra-004B1I-Grease-1-Ounce-Blister/dp/B0014VVNZU


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