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Lithium grease to maintain

Postby Mrskrimps » 17 Oct 2021 17:22

Saw a video on YouTube and I saw that this guy greased the side of his lever plates- anyone else do this or recommend? I see the friction on mine and does t seem like a half bad idea.
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Re: Lithium grease to maintain

Postby Reese-Mo » 17 Oct 2021 17:27

Really no need. They are part of a lever gun, not truck suspension. Its normal to see rub and shiny spots. The most wear in a 92 is the very top front of those plates and bolt slot. Most any lube will do there. Very very light lube on other spots like pivots.
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Re: Lithium grease to maintain

Postby Archer » 18 Oct 2021 01:48

You CAN lube the top of those plates ifn you want but the lube will mostly wipe off the first time you handle the gun. It isn't a bad idea to put a little light weight oil on wear spots in a clean environment but if you're in a sand storm prone zone it may be better to leave it dry so nothing sticks to it.
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Re: Lithium grease to maintain

Postby mr surveyor » 18 Oct 2021 08:57

the more unnecessary lube you stick in a firearm, the more powder residue, dust and dirt get mixed in with it. Next you know you have a nasty black, abrasive paste gumming up, or wearing out the metal to metal contact points. In most cases, unless you thoroughly strip and clean a firearm often, grease may be overdoing it, in my opinion.

Enough is enough ... too much is too much. Now, that makes sense :)


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Re: Lithium grease to maintain

Postby Reese-Mo » 18 Oct 2021 20:51

Archer wrote:You CAN lube the top of those plates ifn you want but the lube will mostly wipe off the first time you handle the gun. It isn't a bad idea to put a little light weight oil on wear spots in a clean environment but if you're in a sand storm prone zone it may be better to leave it dry so nothing sticks to it.


Well, not the top-tops... but the upper parts, at the top. Ya don't want much there really. I use a little of that Mil TW25b white paste. I little goes a loooong way of slippery. Just a lightfilm, no paste showing is all ya need, if that even.
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