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Old 05-30-2010, 01:15 AM   #1
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I will be building my SLR tonight, and the question I have while doing it is, do I need to be lubing these parts as I am putting it together?

What about when I am putting it together with the Upper?

Do I just need to use CLP? Or is there something else you guys recommend?



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Old 05-30-2010, 01:22 AM   #2
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i dont think it would hurt the gun if you oiled it while you put it together.
the worst that might happen is when you shoot it everything might become oily
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You are fine to assemble most parts without additional oiling. The upper and lower match up don't need oil.

The Bolt Carrier Group needs to be well lubed. A little on the buffer and buffer spring is good, but not absolutely necessary.

A very light touch on the hammer and spring is a good idea, but don't hit it with excessive anything ( soap, oil, filing, sanding. or any other form of love ).

You'll be fine, just follow the build instructions and everything will go together just like you plan.

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