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Hello all. Quick lube question. I followed the diagrams floating around here on proper lube points. I'm hoping to hit the range this weekend for the break-in cycle.

My question: How many rounds should I go through before re-lubing?

Obviously I'll re-lube when I get home, following a good cleaning, but should I take a bottle of oil with me and reapply after X rounds? And what should that X value be?

Thx,
Kevin
 

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It probably depends on how nasty your ammo is.
I never shoot over a hundred, mostly cause that's how many I put per Ziploc.
 

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I usually field strip, clean and re-lube after 200 rounds. Less than that, I might run a patch through the barrel and wipe off the feed ramp and breech face, but nothing more. At 500 rounds, I usually detail strip and clean the slide and flush out and re-lube the lower. On a P9, as an experiment, I am waiting to 1K rounds before detail stripping, etc. A comment is that I tried flushing out the slide without detail stripping, then opened it up to find enough crud remaining to make it worthwhile. Kahr slides are so easy that there is really no reason not to detail strip. However, with only a few more than 5K through Kahrs, I still don't know for sure how often that should be done. For Kahrs and all other handguns, I use BreakFree and Shooters' Choice red grease.
 

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Almost a page out of my book. I shoot 100 - 150 rounds at the range per trip. And I only clean the feed ramp, barrel, breech, relube the rails and barrel. Then I'm good to go for the next session. After the second trip to the range, I'll clean and lube the weapon. Now my carry weapon is another matter when I shoot it, I will clean right after the session. I don't take chances with a gun I'm trusting my life with.
 

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Almost a page out of my book. I shoot 100 - 150 rounds at the range per trip. And I only clean the feed ramp, barrel, breech, relube the rails and barrel. Then I'm good to go for the next session. After the second trip to the range, I'll clean and lube the weapon. Now my carry weapon is another matter when I shoot it, I will clean right after the session. I don't take chances with a gun I'm trusting my life with.
Absolutely true about the carry weapon. A related point is that if I have not shot my carry weapon in a month, I field strip it, check and if necessary add to the lube and switch out the magazine.
 

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Absolutely true about the carry weapon. A related point is that if I have not shot my carry weapon in a month, I field strip it, check and if necessary add to the lube and switch out the magazine.
That's the way to do it, although I'm bad, have gone a couple of months without cleaning and lubing my carry gun.
 

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I was really surprised first time I stripped my cm after pocket carrying it cause of a backache.

My pf9 would be full of lent in a week!!! The cm was clean enough to just put the slide back on.
 
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