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Old 02-28-2011, 11:19 PM
igotta40 igotta40 is offline
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What are the forum's thoughts on Gunslick? Good, great, something better? I wasn't sure where to post this.
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Old 03-01-2011, 12:57 AM
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O.K. I will start the discussion. Be ready for this to grow a ton.

I am very opinionated. I have been cleaning and lubricating guns for 35 years.

To Clean

Montana Bore Extreme

To Lube


I have found nothing that can compare to either.

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Old 03-01-2011, 07:01 AM
Maddog521 Maddog521 is offline
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I have been using Gunslick for many years. I bought out a box of gun stuff at an auction back in the late 70's. There was alot of Gunslick products in that box. Dozens of small grey tubes of black grease that work very well. If I found another box full of that grease I'd buy it also.
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Old 03-01-2011, 07:51 AM
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I have never used Gunslick, but I can't imagine anything working better than Slipstream.
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Old 03-01-2011, 11:04 AM
Mouseater Mouseater is offline
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Gun slick is awesome, it's not such a good idea to use it with aluminum especially in a humid climate. From what I understand the graphite in gunslick mixed with water can cause corrosion on Aluminum parts, but I have never seen it. I love gunslick for the slide, but I've never used it anywhere else on my 1911. Tetra gun grease, montana gold, and shooters choice are some others you might want to check out.
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Old 03-01-2011, 11:31 AM
iLift45s iLift45s is online now
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Hoppes 9 to clean and Break Free for the lubricant. Never had a problem.
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Old 03-01-2011, 12:39 PM
carry45 carry45 is offline
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I use Hoppes Semi Auto for cleaning, it works better than the rgular Hoppes 9 to me at least. I think I might try some of that Montana bore cleaner on the next go round, I have heard good things about it.
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Old 03-01-2011, 12:44 PM
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Every Gunslick product I've used, and I've used a few, was fine.
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Old 03-01-2011, 04:13 PM
dan291000 dan291000 is offline
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This thread sure opened up a can... lmao
I have always used a brillo pad and comet on all of my weapons
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Old 03-01-2011, 05:37 PM
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Use to use gunslick, but didn't like the mess it made from the graphite. Started using white lithium grease when I bought my first SS pistol, and I use a light coating of white lithium grease on all my firearms. To clean I just wipe everything off and relube, as soon as I get home from a range session. If I let it set a few days after shooting then I spray things down with WD-40 and wipe off and relube with W.L grease.
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Old 03-01-2011, 06:27 PM
6point8shooter 6point8shooter is offline
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Breakfree Foaming bore cleaner to clean barrel
CLP to clean every thing else

Rig +P stainless Steel lube on stainless rails & slides
TW25b on all carbon steel rails & slides

MiliTech 1 for lubrication other than slides/rails
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