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Old 11-17-2012, 10:27 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by otisthecat
Do you use the white lithium that comes in an aerosol can? I grabbed some after seeing it mentioned a few times but have yet to try it out.

General question for anyone - Do you re-lube before going to the range? I clean/lube every time I shoot (twice a month usually, couple hundred rounds at most each time), but I have not been doing any additional lubrication before going. Should I?

I have an older 226, and doing the above has never caused me any issues, just don't want to be shortening the life span of my gun(s).
Nope I use regular Permatex white lithium (in a tube) from Autozone.
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:37 PM   #13
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Use Snake Oil for lube on my P226. Also use a little film of Snake Oil's grease where wear shows, like a VERY thin coat on the outside of the barrel. It should only be enough to leave a fingerprint, more than that is too much. Been using Snake Oil products for over 5 years with great results. YMMV

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Old 11-19-2012, 12:21 AM   #14
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Mpro 7 product and don't look back I have a p226 in 9mm and run a good 1000 rounds a week threw it and had not problems I also use it on my sig 1911 and p220st
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Old 11-23-2012, 10:50 PM   #15
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I have three sigs (p226, p239 and mosquito) shoot almost every week and clean each time I use Hoppe to clean and light oil then use TW-25B to lightly lube slide rails and wear points. Works great
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I use RemOil SPARINGLY on all moving parts, and Shooter's Choice Hi Tech grease on the slide rails.
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I clean with Hoppe's #9, lubricate with TW-25B, and Slide Glide on the rails.
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