Should I grease the bolt on my rifle?

Unlike AR15s which work with oil, a bolt-action rifle needs grease — ignore this warning at your own peril. The price of using oil will be an expensive gunsmith job to recut the galled lug seats and bolt lugs and then re-chamber the barrel for proper headspace.

How do you lubricate a bolt?

If the bolting assemblies have lost their lubrication, you may reapply an oil-based structural bolt lubricant, like stick wax or liquid wax, prior to installation. To reapply bolt lubricant, put it on the nut’s threads and inside face.

Do you oil AR firing pin?

The cam pin needs just a little dot of oil or grease just above the firing pin hole. Rub in the lubrication until it is lightly coated and wipe off any excess. In the past, many shooters would completely coat the bolt carrier with oil or grease. This is not truly necessary.

Should you oil an AR firing pin?

Should you use anti-seize on bolts?

Anti-seize should be used when dissimilar metals are involved (steel bolt into an aluminum brake caliper), when threads may be exposed to corrosive effects (suspension fasteners), where high-heat may accelerate corrosion (manifold, turbo, and exhaust fasteners), and on fasteners that frequently get removed (underbody …

What can I use to lubricate my threads?

FASTORQ’s FastLUBE AG is one of the best thread lubricants on the market today.

Does Loctite count as lubricant?

LOCTITE® LB 8017 is a black, molybdenum-disulfide based solid film lubricant. It is a heavy-duty lubricant used for general plant…

Should you copper grease wheel bolts?

Yes, copper grease should be put on the hub spigot, this is where they normally stick. Ideally you shouldn’t put any grease on the threads or on the contact face with the hub – as number cruncher says this is basically a friction coupling to your wheel. Torque should go through this and not through the wheel bolts.