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Best Lubrication for a 1911 Platform?
As I mentioned in another thread, I bought a Kimber Micro 9 for my wife for Christmas. According to my research the Micro 9's, like other 1911 platform pistols like to be run wet. Also, due to the tight tolerances in machining by Kimber there will be a break-in period of 500-1000 rounds during which we could see malfunctions. (Poor us, we are going to have to put a few hundred rounds downrange through it) I have seen mention of using synthetic automatic transmission fluid as a lubricant. I would like to hear everyone's experiences and opinions on the subject. If you recommend using the transmission fluid, is there a particular brand you like?