Pellgun Oil Substitute?



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Pellgun Oil Substitute?
« on: December 21, 2012, 02:57:22 PM »
Its a bit hard to find in my area. Is there anything I can use as a substitute in my QB? I have Crosman silicone chamber lube and some other brand of silicone lube...
« Last Edit: December 21, 2012, 03:02:19 PM by dryanw »
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Re: Pellgun Oil Substitute?
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2012, 04:17:19 PM »
Its a bit hard to find in my area. Is there anything I can use as a substitute in my QB? I have Crosman silicone chamber lube and some other brand of silicone lube...

Go to a Hobby Shop that deals with R/C cars and get a bottle of 80/90 wt or heavier shock oil. 
It is 100% silicone oil.
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Re: Pellgun Oil Substitute?
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2012, 04:24:04 PM »
Mike Melick told me you can use  3 in 1 20wt oil for electric motors. Its in the Blue bottle and sold at Ace Hardware. (DO NOT USE THE RED BOTTLE 3 in 1).

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Re: Pellgun Oil Substitute?
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2012, 07:34:42 PM »
This is pellgun oil:
http://www.crosman.com/pdf/msds/MSDS-PELLGUNOIL.pdf

It is Monolec GFS 30W SAE 30 Engine Oil made by Lubrication Engineers International:  a "straight-grade engine oil formulated for extended drain service in on-road, off-road and marine diesel engines."

Here it is at the manufacturers site:
http://products.lelubricants.com/item/straight-weights-sae-30/monolec-gfs-engine-oil-8420-8450/8430?

I've heard Non Detergent 30W motor oil is an option, which is strange since the LE web site states their 8430 product has exceptional detergency.  However I've heard the detergents in "real" auto engine oil are supposedly not so good for seals in QB's.

The smallest quantity LE will quote is 5 gallons.  Split up a lifetime supply anyone?  ;D
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Re: Pellgun Oil Substitute?
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2012, 08:20:20 PM »
Thanks guys....
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Re: Pellgun Oil Substitute?
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2012, 10:58:53 PM »
For a c02 gun... regular mobil 1 dino oil or any quality dino oil should suffice... or get fancy and use synthetic... 3 in 1 would work etc.   I use a product called militec-1 for my everyday oiling needs... and am extremely happy.  Keep an 8 oz bottle close for anything from squeaky doors to a Dan Wesson 1911.  Hard to beat regular old fashioned dino oil however... just dont put it in a springers chamber.
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Re: Pellgun Oil Substitute?
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2012, 11:09:41 PM »
Also Dexron 3 ATF is usable too.
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Re: Pellgun Oil Substitute?
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2012, 12:39:14 AM »
I've been using air tool oil myself, should be about the same thing as pellgun oil...
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Re: Pellgun Oil Substitute?
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2012, 11:44:56 PM »
Wonder if marvel mystry oil would work?????
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