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Hello, I have been trying some dry graphite powder for folder pivot lube. Seems like it works but is kinda messy. What you guys think?
 
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Can you name anything used for lubricating moving parts that isn't "kinda messy"?

I prefer to stick with food safe oil whenever possible. That way I don't need to worry as much about any mess. But since you've already used the graphite, you may want to give a thorough cleaning before changing lubes.

Just my 2 cents.
 
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What ever lube you use just a small drop is drop is all you need, anymore than that and if a wet lube you will collect more junk. Any good firearmss oil will do., sewing machine oil or just plain old castor oil. Then there is always the dry lube. Don't get too carried away with all the lube hype you will see..
 

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Go-Juice is some pretty slick stuff. And supposed to be non-toxic. They also have some good thin grease.
 
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This question is about the same as asking “how long is a piece of string?”. Everyone has an answer, most will be good enough.


“Trust me”. Hehehehe.




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Wasn't this thread just in the GKD and moved here? Or am I going crazy? :oops:
 

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Thread was moved from GKD to the multitool section by accident.

I alerted the mods and they moved it here.

Thanx rycen rycen
 
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Hello, I have been trying some dry graphite powder for folder pivot lube. Seems like it works but is kinda messy. What you guys think?
Use Gunny Glide it's by far the best I have ever used,I used to use Go Juice but I find Gunny Glide even better.

With Gunny Glide I just lube my Spyderco Manix 2 every 3 months and that's it,the graphene in Gunny Glide helps to smooth out the knifes action,I noticed it too about a week of opening and closing my knife for it to feel like a totally different knife.
 

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Use Gunny Glide it's by far the best I have ever used,I used to use Go Juice but I find Gunny Glide even better.

With Gunny Glide I just lube my Spyderco Manix 2 every 3 months and that's it,the graphene in Gunny Glide helps to smooth out the knifes action,I noticed it too about a week of opening and closing my knife for it to feel like a totally different knife.
I second that. Gunny glide is a great product. An added bonus to it is the nice scent that Scott Gunn makes it with.
 
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One small drop of Marvel Air Tool Oil works wonders. You don't need much. The original Mil spec CLP is great and we used it in the military for everything from small arms up to guns mounted on aircraft. It's hard to find today unless you want to buy gallons or drums and it is expensive. I still have some gallon jugs a Marine buddy "procured" for me. He didn't steal it - he procured it - but unfortunately certain other units had to report "losses".
 
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I am trying a product from Super Lube, it is a grease with PTFE and so far it is working quite well.
 

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I second that. Gunny glide is a great product. An added bonus to it is the nice scent that Scott Gunn makes it with.

The fact that it's scented is what changed my mind of buying it and trying it out.
 

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One small drop of Marvel Air Tool Oil works wonders. You don't need much. The original Mil spec CLP is great and we used it in the military for everything from small arms up to guns mounted on aircraft. It's hard to find today unless you want to buy gallons or drums and it is expensive. I still have some gallon jugs a Marine buddy "procured" for me. He didn't steal it - he procured it - but unfortunately certain other units had to report "losses".

The Break Free I bought a while back smells just like it did in Boot Camp 42 years ago.
 

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One small drop of Marvel Air Tool Oil works wonders. You don't need much.
Second that. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: And is also good for use on oil stones if oil is your preference. And for the time that a small bottle will last, is very economical.
 
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