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Old September 7, 2011, 10:37 AM   #1
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Lube Test results.

Found this test of different greases and it got me wondering if this stuff would be good for use on the rails of a pistol. Seems to have amazing lubrication and stays put. What do you guys think?
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Old September 7, 2011, 02:17 PM   #2
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Welcome. The answer is "maybe".
I also see no info on high temp performance.
I have used Tetra Gungrease on 1911 slide
and it seems to work fine.


"Caution Caution Caution! These test results don't tell us anything about how well these lubricants will perform in other applications. Don't be tempted to apply our findings to ball bearings or other situations where galling isn't a problem. If you write to us asking how this grease will work in another application, we will tell you we don't know. We only have the results of this test and that doesn't tell us how well it will work in your fishing reel, gun, motorcycle spline or anything else."
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Old September 7, 2011, 02:55 PM   #3
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Lubes can drive ya crazy.I'll stick with Dexron ATF.
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Old September 8, 2011, 02:00 PM   #4
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A shame they didn't test Gun Butter.
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Old September 8, 2011, 06:19 PM   #5
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I dont see how that test proved anything towards even states that the test is invalid with guns
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Old September 9, 2011, 07:07 AM   #6
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I called DuPont and spoke to an engineer about Krytox.

He told me - it's not good for the firearm application. It is 100% lubrication -zero corrosion resistance.
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Old September 9, 2011, 04:21 PM   #7
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Is it to early in the tread to mention Eezox?
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Old September 9, 2011, 05:37 PM   #8
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Heck, I thought we were talking about bullet lube.
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Old September 9, 2011, 09:14 PM   #9
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Alex, I'll take "Lubricants named after amphibians" for $200
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Old September 9, 2011, 10:29 PM   #10
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That is a little more grease than I want to use on my Garand.
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