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Old November 15, 2001, 02:41 PM   #1
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Glock Grease?

Glocks come shipped from the factory with a copper tinted grease on them.

Is this available to the public? I'd like to get ahold of some to use it once a month or so when I do a full breakdown.

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Old November 15, 2001, 03:04 PM   #2
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I'd also like to know where to get some of the suff. Does anyone know what it is called??
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Old November 15, 2001, 03:16 PM   #3
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It's available at TopGlock.com & Glockmeister.com. Be careful not to get this stuff on your clothes, it can be a little hard to wash out. It really isn't necessary after break-in. A tiny drop of any good quality gun oil will do everything you need for lubrication on the connector.

http://www.glockmeister.com/clean.html

http://www.topglock.com/catalog/cleaning.htm
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Old November 15, 2001, 03:18 PM   #4
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Thanks for the info. I just assumed it was a factory grease. It does a good job and stays on for a long period of time.
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Old November 15, 2001, 05:21 PM   #5
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it's nothing special; glock uses it because it'll stay in place while being shipped and sitting in a case unlike some oil that might drain off. i use Militec to oil my glocks (and all other guns) and it works great, just about any good oil or grease will do fine you don't need to use what glock uses.
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Old November 15, 2001, 06:01 PM   #6
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CLP/Breakfree will protect you pistol, the copper/moly grease is only needed for break-in. And it will make a mess of your clothes.
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Old November 15, 2001, 10:21 PM   #7
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It is not really a grease, it is a commonly sold anti seize product you can buy at your local Auto parts store under the name Fel-Pro, Permatex and a few other off brands.

It is very messy and I wouldn't use it after the recommended length of time that Glock says to keep it there. But I don't think it would hurt.

I have read where some say it is actually abrasive and is used to mate the slide to the rails for a good fit by way of removing metal?!?!?
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Old November 15, 2001, 10:49 PM   #8
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It is a copper lube.

Anti-seize such as Permatex, etc., is a different product. It also contains copper flake, but it is coarser. I believe it can be abrasive. I used anti-seize to help a friend break in a very rough Springfield. Cleanup was a cast iron bi&ch but it did help butter up the slide.

The closest thing to the Glock grease in my experience is Pro-Gold grease. I use it sparingly on the rails of my stainless arms to prevent galling.
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Old November 17, 2001, 01:14 AM   #9
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Refer to my e-mail. I have had several Glock pistols, including the G26 which you have wisely purchased. The copper lube you see has but one purpose: people who buy Glocks want to take them to the range and shoot them. This protects the pistol from the abuse that newbes can inflict on it!!! Shoot your G26 in confidence. It will function pefectly!!! Clean it as per instructions. It will not fail you!!!
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Old November 17, 2001, 12:14 PM   #10
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It is very messy and I wouldn't use it after the recommended length of time that Glock says to keep it there.
Where does it say to keep it there and for how long?
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Old November 18, 2001, 01:08 AM   #11
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Where does it say to keep it there and for how long?
basically you can just leave it there till it goes away. clean the gun like you normally would and if it comes off fine, if it stays on don't worry about it either. if some of it does stay on i'd still use some oil on the gun.
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Old November 18, 2001, 11:52 AM   #12
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Absolom,

Perhaps, as you say, I might be wrong, but I haven't noticed that the Glock grease contains graphite flake, which is a key component of all commercially available copper based anti-seize grease. If it were, for instance Permatex anti-seize, I would have expected to find graphite in the grease.

Also, the high viscosity of most anti-seize grease combined with its tendency to solidify in cold makes it quite unsuitable for firearms use in temperatures below about 30F.
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Old November 18, 2001, 12:16 PM   #13
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Russell is right regarding the Militec-1.

It's the slickest stuff I've EVER used on my firearms or my knives. Another thing I like about Militec is that it seems to stay where you put it. Great stuff.
However, I still use CLP on my AR-15. (Old habits, like old soldiers, die hard.)

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Old November 18, 2001, 03:23 PM   #14
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Yes that copper colored stuff that Glock uses is an anti-seize compound and is for use during the break in. That's what they told us at the Glock LEO Armorer Schools that I have attended...

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Old November 18, 2001, 09:12 PM   #15
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Where does it say to keep it there and how long?

Page 37 of you Glock manual under "Cleaning and Field stripping the pistol" (revised edition 8/99)


Quote " Note that the copper colored lubricant found on portions of the slide of brand new GLOCK pistols should not be removed as it will help to provide long term lubrication of the slide."


I have read somewhere else you should allow it to stay there for at least 300-500 rounds.

Also as to the lubricant VS anti-seize debate. Anti-seize IS a lubricant that has a greater range of working temperature than most other greases. The fact that it does not gum-up, melt, or evaporate at certain temperatures is what in essence makes it an anti-seize.
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Old November 19, 2001, 07:07 PM   #16
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oops...never mind
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