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Old 12-12-2010, 05:16 PM
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Re: Cold weather action lube

In Idaho shooting starts during fall, then rain/snow season progressing into really cold. The secrets are to keep all parts the firing mechanism extremely clean including the trigger mech. I go with lube free.

If a lubricant must be used, I go with a very light dusting of graphite, very light and apply this during mid summer or late spring cleaning.

Worse than oil/grease in cold weather is water during the snow/rain transition period and temp is just below freezing.

I've had no problems in extremely cold weather and several significant problems in temps in the 28 +/- 3 degree range.
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