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I have seen numerous threads on there about what grease to use. The answers often refer to "galling."

Okay, I'll bite....what is it??

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Definition: A condition whereby excessive friction between high spots results in localized welding with subsequent splitting and a further roughening of rubbing surfaces of one or both of two mating parts.
 

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Pretty common with high chrome stainless steels. Early autolading pistols with SS slides and rails were infamous for it. It is preventable by coating the contact surfaces with a soft metal base anti-sieze compound like moly lube. Oil or grease work too but tend to work off from the surface sooner. You can easily identify a metal surface that has been galled, it is very rough like Tim said perhaps even with a few sharp burrs and there will be a lot of friction with what ever part it mates to.
 

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A shotgun that has jock itch. If you dont clean and grease it your gonna get it!!!!!
Best way i know how to put it.
 
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