Proper Grease/Lube for M1 Garand

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing Forum' started by Trip83, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. Trip83

    Trip83 New Member

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    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
     

  2. BVAL

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  3. bwraven

    bwraven New Member

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    I use automotive white lithium grease on my M-14.
     
  4. kbd512

    kbd512 Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporter

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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.
     
  5. Orlando

    Orlando New Member

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    Any quality wheel bearing grease is over kill for a semi auto rifle
     
  6. kbd512

    kbd512 Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporter

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    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.
     
  7. armsmaster270

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  8. Orlando

    Orlando New Member

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    I have run wheel bearing grease for years in all 18 of my Garands, works perfectly
     
  9. Donn

    Donn Active Member

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    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.
     
  10. Orlando

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    You misunderstand, I am recommending wheel bearing grease. It is more than adequate