Gun Oil Wear Test – M-Pro7 Gun Oil LPX

I have always liked M-Pro7 products and their gun oil is excellent. Here is my gun oil wear test to prove how well M-Pro7 Gun Oil LPX reduces wear and friction.

M-Pro7 Gun Oil LPX Wear Test

Here is my gun oil wear test setup….1x4x6″ block of 6061-T6 aluminum alloy, 0.5×24″x4″ 6061-T6 aluminum alloy bar. The surfaces are filed true and finished with 400 grit sandpaper. The small block is placed on top of the 24″ bar and slid back and forth like a gun action. Oil is applied to both contact surfaces to measure any wear reduction as compared to bare metal or other gun oils. I chose the 6061-T6 alloy because it’s softer than steel and will display wear much faster. I perform 75 cycles after the gun oil is applied and then clean both surfaces to view any wear or scratching, galling, etc.

Let’s get started….M-Pro7 Gun Oil LPX application.

M-Pro7 Gun Oil LPX Wear Test

I apply several drops of the LPX on the 24″ bar/block and then used several clean patches to spread it evenly and wipe off the excess. I slid the block or sled back and forth 75 times to simulate a gun action. Now let’s see the results…

M-Pro7 Gun Oil LPX Wear Test results

You can see the dark areas where tiny metal particles were worn off and combined with the gun oil. Now let’s clean the surfaces and look at them closer.

M-Pro7 Gun oil LPX Wear Test results 2

The small dark shiny areas are were the wear occurred. It’s very slight with no scratches or galling. Let’s look at the 24″ bar now.

M-Pro7 Gun Oil LPX Wear Test results 3

…hardly any wear here. The 24″ bar looks untouched.

Conclusion:  M-Pro7 Gun Oil LPX is a very good lubricant and prevented a lot of wear. I would recommend M-Pro7 Gun Oil LPX and have used it for several years.