Warning

 

Close

Confirm Action

Are you sure you wish to do this?

Confirm Cancel
Member Login
Posted: 1/2/2006 4:11:40 AM EDT
A freind of mine got me two cans of Dry Graphite Lube which is rated for 850F and short periods of 1,100F. What parts if any of an AR/rifle or pistol can this stuff be used on safely?
Link Posted: 1/2/2006 4:12:53 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/2/2006 4:13:51 AM EDT by captainpooby]
Short answer, no, you shouldnt. Some type of galvanic reaction can occur.

Some guys would say not to but I've refinished mags with it.
Link Posted: 1/2/2006 4:13:55 AM EDT

Originally Posted By captainpooby:
..... galvanic reaction ....




Link Posted: 1/2/2006 4:24:24 AM EDT
graphite reacts with the aluminum in an AR and corrodes it. It's fine for use with guns that are steel or steel/plastic.
Link Posted: 1/2/2006 4:33:33 AM EDT
Ohhhhhh....thanks. Glad I asked first.
Top Top