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AR-15 build. What to lube. What not to lube.


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Old 12-09-2013, 03:50 PM   #11
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I also use Mobile 1 synthetic. And don't lube the firing pin or buffer spring. Otherwise I'm pretty generous with lube.
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Use CLP as shown in Anna's great illustrations.

Everyone has their own recipe, but I follow the Field Manual advice.

I'm thinking some racoon fat, TSP and Vinegar would be worth a try, that is if I can't trust the Field Manual.
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+1 for the Mobil1 Synthetic Oil.
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Another reason I like Mobile 1 synthetic , I use it on my gas rings and no gummy goodness , I dont lube my firing pin either , no need to, no further than it moves and why take a chance on carbon buildup and oil that could cause a issue
I like Mobil 1 also but use Sentry Solutions dry lube on the gas rings. Even if the Mobil 1 will not gum up, it will collect carbon in the gas rings that WILL gum up.
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I like Mobil 1 also but use Sentry Solutions dry lube on the gas rings. Even if the Mobil 1 will not gum up, it will collect carbon in the gas rings that WILL gum up.
I just can't figure why it matters if it "gums up" on anything on the bcg. With lube it WILL run. And run reliably mind you. I've tested this theory. Lube and forget.
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I also use Mobile 1 synthetic. And don't lube the firing pin or buffer spring. Otherwise I'm pretty generous with lube.
Do you mean Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil??
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Do you mean Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil??
Yes. Most likely.
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I use Yamalube synthetic 15w-50, purely because I traded my bike off to a dealer and still have the oil for it lol.
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Do you mean Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil??
I use same oil in my AR works great an yes the car oil lol
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