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Old 06-14-2016, 02:35 PM   #31
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Anything that should never be lubed?
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Old 06-14-2016, 03:21 PM   #32
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Anything that should never be lubed?
Firing pin/firing pin channel.
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Old 07-05-2016, 06:21 AM   #33
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DONT OVER LUBICATE😣
Probably the biggest problem I see in the sub compacts is too much oil. It attracts dirt, carbon and especially pocket lint.
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Old 07-09-2016, 06:19 AM   #34
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Great indication of additional places to lubricate. Is there a posting somewhere, with the normal lube points? I looked in the manual for my new P938, and there isn't too much info on where to lubricate (or maybe they are, but are assuming too much?).

in my Walther PPQ manual they point out a bunch of places to clean and lubricate.

Clean
- barrel bore
- breech face
- chamber end of barrel
- extractor and adjacent areas
- frame

Lubricate
- light film on on all external metal surfaces
- external surface of barrel and ramp, where locking block cmas the barrel
- drop of oil on
* slide guides
* three trigger bar points
* safety plunger
* disconnector cut
- magazine external surfaces

They have a drawing with arrows so it makes it kind of easy. Is there something for the P938 that is similar, for people that are not that familiar with the components?
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Old 07-09-2016, 07:25 AM   #35
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I did find this, at the Sig site:

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and this:

https://grayguns.com/lubrication-of-...-pistol-rails/
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Just got a p938. Started to check gun over before fist use. Screws in grips look like hex but metric and inch hex wrenches don't fit. T10 torx fit ok but screw doesn't look like a torx. I only have cheap set of tools handy here. Bad tools or odd screw?
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AFAICT, mine are hex screws, although I have a bunch of different sizes of allen wrenches. Maybe you're just missing the right size?
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Mine are 3/32 hex, although as mjgioia says a T10 Torx will work.

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A great thread and highly informative! So I have read that some folks recommend using a grease on the slide instead of an oil. Any thoughts on this ? Thanks
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A great thread and highly informative! So I have read that some folks recommend using a grease on the slide instead of an oil. Any thoughts on this ? Thanks
If it slides, grease it. If it rotates, use oil.

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I prefer grease on the slide and frame rails because it seems to stay put better than oil.
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I prefer grease on the slide and frame rails because it seems to stay put better than oil.
Makes good sense, so I initially used Lubriplate, and I have always liked Breakfree. So what are the long term Sig shooters favorite lube? Thanks
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Makes good sense, so I initially used Lubriplate, and I have always liked Breakfree. So what are the long term Sig shooters favorite lube? Thanks
Lubriplate on slide, rails and barrel muzzle end. CLP elsewhere.
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