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Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by thorborg, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. thorborg

    thorborg portland oregon Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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  2. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    It's the oil turning to goo. Not the guns.

    I run my guns dry. With just a film of oil.
    This was the standard in Germany. And we in Oregon are a lot like Germany climate wise.

    I know people like to run there AR's wet. But no reason to in the NW.
    We have a great climate to facilitate the operation of semi and fully auto guns.
    And who cares about climates other than where you live? And would fight?
     
  3. Ligito

    Ligito Oregon Active Member

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    Too dry can cause many problems, one is galling.
    Better wet and dirty, than dry and not functioning.
     
  4. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    You won't get any wear.
    As for problems you will get more running wet.

    I burned thousands of rounds through a single m-16 in Germany.
    They don't need to be wet near the 45th parallel. In a rain forest.

    Tell me how many rounds did you get through your M-16 running wet?



    Still. Run your gun like you feel you should. :s0092:
     
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  5. DuneHopper

    DuneHopper Douglas County. Well-Known Member

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    Great videos. I actually thought the SKS would fare better due to the region it comes from.
    But I don't plan on using mine anywhere under -10 top.
     
  6. Oathkeeper1775

    Oathkeeper1775 Coast Range Well-Known Member

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    The M1911s (.45), M3s (.45), M16A1s, M2s (.50 cal), M60s (308), M73 Coax (.308), Dragon, M203 (40 mm), TOW, M105, & 152 MM all fired just fine in Korea @ (-) 5 degrees f.

    We were instructed to use 30wt (if it would pour out of the jerry can :eek:) on all our weapon systems.

    I hope I never have to do that crazy stuff again.