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Default Best gun Oil, Grease & Cleaner brands?

Also best cleaning kit/s with most complete set of parts and pieces ?

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You'll get a thousand different answers, but here is mine.

I've been using Mobil1 10w30 for a few years on all firearms for lube except down the barrel. I just run a patch w/rem oil, could probably use the Mobil1.

Cleaners I like Birchwood Casey 2-in-1 bore scrubber or Hoppes #9. Brake cleaner on AR's.

Cleaning kit I've got a Winchester deluxe pistol kit from Walmart & added a couple of Gunslick rifle rods, & nylon brushes. Also have a few boresnakes for quick cleaning.
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Dude..... Froglube.
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Whatever you happen to have on hand at the time.
Ed's Red for cleaning, and Red Oil for lube. The cleaning kit that you assemble for your particular needs.
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I would go with the Mobile 1, my cars use 5W20 so that is what I use. It is especially good for new semi autos.
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Have used Ballistol for a long time for many things, and recently started using the foaming Breakfree on my revolver actions.
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I agree that there is no right answer to the question.

I use Hoppes solvent and oil. My cleaning kit is from Pro Shot, as are my patches.

I also have some cleaning brushes, but I use a toothbrush most of the time.


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Another vote for Frog Lube
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M pro 7 works great for me.
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I had a police officer tell me slic2000 (available on the internet).

I have never used it. At $14 for 4 oz I will probably stick with Rem Oil from Walmart.

I think the important thing is keep your gun lubed.

I pocket conceal so the lube is not noticeable after a few days so before I hit the range I spray a touch of Rem Oil in the chamber.

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I'm not sure it matters what oil on most guns. Most do the job. I've been using standard 10w30 for years with good results. I did just buy a bottle of Mobile 1 5w20 after hearing so many good things about it.
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TWB25 - Best grease for all my semi-autos(except 1911's)

? - Teflon oil, I still do not know.

Brownells - Best cleaning kit
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If you pocket conceal wipe down leave overnight and wipe again underside. (Oil will gravitate to underside of weapon.)

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Another vote for frog lube


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Yet another vote for Froglube...Good stuff!
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I tried Frog lube, but wasn't completely happy with it (having to warm the metal).
Tried some Gunzilla and was impressed with its lubrication and its ability to remove carbon and being non-ionic, it doesn't collect dust like most other lubes.
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Froglube is great and would be my recommendation. Pro's are that its green but works as good or better than most toxic products, you done use much, and after you initially treat/season the gun its much easier to clean going forward....often you just need wipe it down as dirt will not stick to the metal. Also smells good so you can do it in your house.

Cons are its a bit pricey, requires an initial seasoning/heated application.
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I tried Frog lube, but wasn't completely happy with it (having to warm the metal).
Tried some Gunzilla and was impressed with its lubrication and its ability to remove carbon and being non-ionic, it doesn't collect dust like most other lubes.

You can warm metal real fast with a hair dryer.

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Does any big chain retailer or gun shop sells frog lube or is it ONLY order thru online?

Other than the frog lube do you guys use any other solvent, wax or grease in any other part of your guns or just frog lube is the only product on your table when cleaning your guns? ( other than towels, brush, hairdryer, etc.)
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I used Frog Lube for the first time last Saturday and took the 9C out to the range on Sunday. It was much easier to clean and I like the fact I don't have to wear laytex gloves. Heating the pistol up with a hair dryer was no big deal.
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M Pro-7 has been the best that I've used. Although I've never tried Frog Lube before. I'm thinking about doing some research on some of the Teflon products but it'll have to be GREAT to surpass M Pro-7. It's made be Hoppe's so there's history here. Keep your Powder Dry

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After all the hype about frog lube I ordered some. Used it on an old .22 speedmaster rifle that had not been detailed in years. It had been shot many times and never cleaned before I inherited it. I cleaned it pretty good with regular solvents and such and thought it was alright. Got the frog lube and it looks 10 times better than right before I used it. I have yet to fire the gun afterward, but it does a great job at cleaning.

Here is a link to their dealer map: http://www.froglube.com/Regional-Reseller.htm
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Does any big chain retailer or gun shop sells frog lube or is it ONLY order thru online?

Other than the frog lube do you guys use any other solvent, wax or grease in any other part of your guns or just frog lube is the only product on your table when cleaning your guns? ( other than towels, brush, hairdryer, etc.)
It may be in some LGSs. I bought the liquid at the Sig Sauer Academy Pro Shop. I got the paste on EBay

Yes it is the only product on my table while cleaning I use the liquid for lube points. Might be overkill but it has been working well so far

I need to buy my own hair dryer though. While the wintergreen smell is pleasing I don't think my wife enjoys the scent on the hair dryer if I happen to get a little on the handle lol


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Remington Brite Bore is a very good powder solvent without stinking up the entire house. Birchwood Casey Synthetic Gun Oil to lube and Barricade for rust protection. Along with Shooters Choice high-temp grease. I also use BC MolyLube, which is a dry lube, on things such as trigger assemblies and barrel threads. I have also invested in the smallest Lyman sonic cleaner to clean very dirty small parts, like an AR bolt, etc. It works really well and takes no time at all. I am thinking about getting the largest size to fit frames, slides and my suppressor.
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Gunzilla works well for me as an all in one cleaner, lube, and rust resistant. It has a pleasant smell and is easy on the hands. I am using an old Hoppes kit, but have looked close at replacing it with either Gunslick or Kleen bore kit. I did find Gunzilla at a local gun shop, but ordered mine online at their website. Top Duck Products, LLC., Creators of Superzilla and Gunzilla
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Guns have no sense of smell, don't read mag ads, only need to be cleaned and lubed, and aren't particular about with what. I've tried just about everything mentioned so far and many other things, and the only thing I will not reccommend is WD-40. Save it for debugging your car and use something else on firearms.
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Lube.......Frog Lube
Cleaner....Gun Slick foaming bore cleaner
Otis pull through cleaning kit

I've eliminated the need for latex gloves and the toxic smelly garbage can full of dirty, oily patches.
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After every range trip, a quick field strip and cleaning with Break Free LCP and the right sized Bore Snake, foam swabs and a toothbrush get your gun clean. LCP=lubricant, cleaner & protectant all in one. Periodically clean with Hoppes 9 and other products for bore cleaning as needed. Haven't tried FrogLube yet, but am seriously considering it.
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I really like Blaster PB50 all-purpose Lubricant for general stuff. It does not evaporate like WD40, but leaves a protectant film on the metal. Doesn't smell to high heaven. Get it a Home Depot or Lowes and is economicaly priced. Another lube I like is Hoppe's Elite Gun Oil....cost more than blaster but has a good lubrication film which stays and very low odor ( I can't smell any odor at all from it ) Odor may not be important to some but I've used some products that smelled, and in a not good way ,for 3 or 4 days. I also tend to clean them in the house and the wife complains when I use the stinky stuff. These two lubes get the wife approval.
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I use both the Wilson Combat line of lubes and cleaners, as well as Frog Lube; what I use is solely dependent on my mood...they both work very well. I will follow up with a nice polishing/surface lubing with my Rusty's Rag's kit. I stopped using the other brand's, especially on the new aluminum stainless J frames, and any anodized aluminum blue/black frames because I found them to be damaging to these finishes.
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I've recently started using FrogLube and I like it!
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I use FL bore cleaner on the barrel. But everything else,gets Frog Lube from one end to the other as needed with the paste and a drop of luquid on wear points. Make them look almost brand new when your done.

Otis Cleaning Kits are the best thing since sliced bread. You can get them weapon specific for the .223/5.56 and a handgun,or one that goes from 17 Cal-12 guage. They come in there own round zip up case and fit in your range bag great.
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I use Kano Kroil and JB bore paste for removing lead from bores. Gunzilla for a CLP. Rem. Oil and Kleen Bore products for rods, brushes.
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FROG LUBE. Thats all. Nothing else!
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I just tried Frog Lube and so far it is the best thing I have ever used. It is available at many gun shops, in fact my local gun store says that it is the only thing that it uses on guns in it's shop. You can check it out on froglube.com and you can also use it's dealer locator to help see where it is sold. As far as heating your gun before application, it takes only a couple of minutes to use a hair dryer to heat the gun. If you're cleaning your guns during daylight hours, place it in the sun for a few minutes to warm it up. The only disadvantage I've seen so far is that once you apply it, you must let it set for about 20 minutes or so before wiping the excess off.
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Froglube, its all you need.
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The "best" cleaning kits, solvents, and lube is subjective. There's no single right answer.

For me, the basic rod, tips, brushes, and patches should be in your cleaning tool set. After that, experiment. Try a Boresnake, Otis Cleaning kit, etc. I use Ballistol as a cleaning, lube, protect all in one product because its non toxic. If I need to use a grease, I lightly apply a copper/graphite lube found in a hardware store.

If you want the best value for the dollar for an oil you can use for your gun, try Mobil1 0W30 synthetic. Fill a pin point oiler with it. The single quart will last years.
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MPro-7 and their soft-sided cleaning kit. No solvent smells or irritation, works great!
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I'm a fan of the M-Pro7 stuff. The gun cleaner and the LPX oil. It works really well. It comes in simple spray bottle, so you can use it in the house without it going everywhere like an aerosol can. Even if it was in an aerosol it wouldn't matter, cause it doesn't have any harsh fumes etc. It's safe on all parts of your M&P. To sum it up, it is Safe and Effective.
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Froglube. I just use the paste.

Boresnake the barrel, then heat it all up, run some patches with FL through the barrel and a nylon brush on the rest. Then wipe it all down and one more run through the barrel with the boresnake.

I also apply a tiny bit on outer barrel and slide wear points just before reassembly.

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Just stay away from Drano or any cleaner containing a high percentage of sulphuric acid. If you get any of that on your wood grips it'll totally ruin your day. JUST KIDDING! Seriously, Mobil 1 is good, never tried the frog lube and all of the Hoppes products are good. In my mind, as long as you strip them and clean them, no matter what you use, your guns will stay like new forever.
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Hoppes for the bore to clean, followed by a wet patch of WD40. Spray the grip 'innards', slide with WD40, tooth brush them, compressed air, a bit more spray, air, done. Cam shaft assy lube, (moly lube), on the sliding surfaces, Wilson Combat gun oil or Amsoil where needed.
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I really like the M-Pro 7 products.
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I tried Froglube on my M&P9! I did not like it! But, that's me! This is what I use and it works perfectly!

Cleaner: M Pro 7

Oil: Weapon Shield

Grease: TW25B - very light on the rails only!
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