Today’s discussion is going to center on the proper lubrication of the bolt action rifle. I’ll save you some of the surprise and mystery, it’s a lot less complicated than some people think. Really there are only a few key points of the bolt action rifle that need to be lubed to ensure proper function of the weapon. Keep in mind that lubrication, whether you use grease or oil or something in between, tends to attract dirt and grit. So you want to have a firm grasp of which areas really need lubrication and which do not. Over lubricating the gun is only going to give dirt and other crap a place to adhere to which will probably gum up your action faster than if you had done nothing at all!