Dri-lube on Choke Tubes

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  1. Edcnh
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    Wondering if anyone has used dri lube on choke tubes. I clean my shotgun after every firing so I assume it would be ok. Can’t seem to find any choke tube grease locally.
     
  2. natman

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    Better than nothing, but almost any grease would be much better and anti seize better still.
     
  3. 22250Rem

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    ^^^ What natman said...... I keep a thin film of Lubriplate on the threads. Have seen others use all kinds of grease and it's all better than nothing. No experience with dri-lube so I couldn't comment on it but I'm sure it, too, would be better than nothing.
     
  4. George P

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    Antiseize works well, but it is very messy. Any oil or grease will do the job; no need for "special choke tube lube"; make sure the threads are clean, the tubes tightened (periodically while shooting) and then clean afterwards.
     
  5. Virginian

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    I just use RemOil on my extended tubes for targets. Wipe down good after every trip. For flush hunting tube, NICKEL Never-Seez. Do not get it on clothes because it is forever like diamonds wish they were.
     
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    Thanks for the info.
     
  7. cfullgraf

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    I use the grease that Briley sells. It looks like something with moly in it but I could be wrong. The little containers that Briley sells last a long time. You do not apply much of the grease.

    Lithium grease like Lubriplate, Lucas white lithium grease tubes or something similar would work.

    The various "never seeze" greases would also work.

    But, do not over apply the application.

    A dry lube product may cause problems but that is a gut feel on my part. The carrier in a dry lube is meant to flash off leaving a dry compound behind. The heat of firing the shotgun may cause issues with the dry lube components. But I could be wrong.
     
  8. ColtPythonElite

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    I use CRC white lithium grease in an aerosol can. Available at Walmart or most any good auto parts store.
     
  9. CWL

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    I just use the same grease I use on the rest of my shotguns. Never had any problems running my semis and O/U with grease.
    I use Pro Gold because I bought a tub about 15 years ago and haven't run out yet.
     
  10. 1 Cor 2:9

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    Teflon tape
     
  11. George P

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    As long as you clean both sets of threads
     
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    Thank you for pointing that out, when I clean I do that automatically so I never thought to post that point.
     
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  13. George P

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    When I had a Remington 1100 in 28 gauge, the shallow and wide threads on the Briley OEM tubes would come loose every 3-5 shots; the only thing that worked was teflon tape.
     
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