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Old 09-28-2013, 09:30 PM   #1
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Default Proper Grease/Lube for M1 Garand

I have recently purchased a M1 Garand Special from the CMP. The rifle is dry though and needs proper greasing. Can anybody suggest what grease I should use? Thanks
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Old 09-29-2013, 12:12 AM   #2
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Try this-

http://www.garandgear.com/how-to-grease-your-m1-garand
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I use automotive white lithium grease on my M-14.
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Use lubriplate or plastilube or bearing grease.

I prefer plastilube. It doesn't burn off or liquefy.

Any high temperature bearing grease should work just fine.
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Any quality wheel bearing grease is over kill for a semi auto rifle
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Any quality wheel bearing grease is over kill for a semi auto rifle
I'm a firm believer in overkill when it comes to lubrication, even for AK's.

A liberal application of Plastilube ensures my M1 and M14 operate smoothly.

I use Plastilube on just about everything, even my AR's and AK's.
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Thanks for the link C3
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I have run wheel bearing grease for years in all 18 of my Garands, works perfectly
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Any quality wheel bearing grease is over kill for a semi auto rifle
Maybe so, but we're talking about miniscule amounts here. I'm pretty sure I'll have plenty left for the next set of bearings I need to pack.
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