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Ever use Engine Builder Lube?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by coveybuster, Jan 1, 2012.

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  1. coveybuster

    coveybuster Member

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    Has anyone ever used engine builder or "cam lube" on their guns / choke tubes? The Lucas oil Assembly Lube is super slick and about the viscosity of honey.
     
  2. SC trapshooter

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    Good stuff, appears to be the same thing someone was selling "Gator Tears".
     
  3. wayneo

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    Never used engine lube, but I have used Sil-Glyde. Works great, and the little packets are free when you get brake pads.

    Wayne


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  4. perga1

    perga1 Active Member

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    I use a 50/50 mix of MOS assembly lube and 5W Mobil One. Jim
     
  5. wm rike

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    I have used Lubrizol's 105 (engine-building) extensively for years, but switch to something with more body for tubes, right now Wolf's Head red grease.
     
  6. ramorton

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    used Lubriplate for yrs. on Perazzi's and Ljutic's.
     
  7. Avaldes

    Avaldes Well-Known Member

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    I have had that same thought. Been using white lithium grease with no bad effects, but when my tube runs out I'll try something else.
     
  8. Avaldes

    Avaldes Well-Known Member

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    Speaking of assy lube and other car products. I am switching over to Amsoil lubricants. I run a Roush Mustang and I am always on the prowl for a better performing lubricant. The Amsoil products appear to be the very best available. And they have tranny fluid, assy lube, etc. Worth a look if you are into such things.
     
  9. thomaslea1

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    Engine assembly "grease" is great as is Syl-Glyde. Both available in tube form from NAPA.
     
  10. stokinpls

    stokinpls Well-Known Member

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    Never had a problem using GI LSA in the squirt bottle. $2-$3.
     
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    <blockquote><I>"I run a Roush Mustang and I am always on the prowl for a better performing lubricant. The Amsoil products appear to be the very best available."</i></blockquote>Heck, Jack Roush went to the trouble of having Valvoline blend a motor oil specially for his high-po motors. He says it's the best lube on the market. Don't you trust HIM?

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  12. Avaldes

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    They don't market the Roush motor oil anymore. There really wasn't anything special about it. Just like this website there is a forum for Roush owners and they (we) are just as fanatic about cars as we are about guns here. There is a lab called Blackstone where you can send oil samples for analysis. The Amsoil has shown to be superior to all of the other oils tested. Our cars are a little unique because they are supercharged and a little harder on oil than most family cars.
     
  13. X Trap 2

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    I use white lithium grease and Slip 2000. I also use Pro Shot All Weather Oil with the needle like tip. Ray
     
  14. Bruce Specht

    Bruce Specht Well-Known Member

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    Just an FYI, Lucas sells a product for use on firearms it is a great gun oil I've been using for the past ten years.
     
  15. ljutic73

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    Lubriplate Engine Assembly Grease....great on hinge pins...
     
  16. kgp912kgp

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    i use Lucas "Red and Tacky" on my Mec SuperSizer It works like a champ!!!!
     
  17. JACK

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    everybody's an expert on lubes.
     
  18. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    Lubriplate is great. We assembled a Ford Falcon engine (the personification of fragility) and prelubed the bearings with 105 and oiled the ring grooves. As luck would have it the oil pump was bad, and the engine ran for about 15 minutes with no lubrication whatsoever.

    That engine ran for many miles, and may still be running for all I know.

    105 has exceptional anti seize properties and is waterproof.

    HM
     
  19. billyboy07208

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    I would think ,at least on hinge pins, that if your gun was tight on face,that grease would be mostly squeezed out,and that oil would stay better with its smaller gap fill,but then again the oil tends to run out and off alot faster also.

    We use this stuff at work [mold machining] called "OLD BULL" mold grease,and this does look like the stuff to be using,Ive not tried it-but anything IS better than nuthin for sure,and you get a nice tub of it for cheap.
     
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    There is not a choke tube in my house, but for trunnions and hinge pins I use that red Amsoil in a tube. Seems to work OK. I have convinced myself it stays put a little better than the clear synthetic I use to use.
     
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