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What is the best lubricant for keeping the rifled barrel clean and how often should it be lubricated?

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Oil in the barrel an air gun can lead to bad things, If you are worried about corrosion, lube with light oil then remove as much as possible with a dry swab. It doesn't take much to provide corrosion protection. I rarely clean or lube my air rifles, maybe 2 times/year or every 1,000 shots. It really is not necessary unless your accuracy deteriorates.

Here is an excellent article dealing with this issue:

http://www.air-rifle.net/cleaning/cleaning.html

Posted on May 31, 2010

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