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In order to ensure that your vehicles and equipment are operating at their best, you need to invest in the best grease gun. There are a lot out there to choose from, and it can be challenging knowing which model to buy.

That’s where we come in. We’ve compiled a handy list of the 10 top grease guns. You’ll find everything you need to make an informed decision when it comes time to make your purchase. Directly below, you’ll find our favorite picks and why they made the list.

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DEWALT’s DCGG571M1 took our top spot as best overall. This tough gun is made well and delivers powerful greasing action. It’s reasonably priced, too. And thanks to its stellar cordless operation, you’ll have greater flexibility in your work.

Milwaukee’s M18 grease gun blew us away with its exceptional build quality. This durable unit is capable of 10,000 PSI, and comes with a long hose for better versatility. It’s a bit pricey, but it sure does deliver the goods.

Top 10 Best Grease Guns

We’re sure you will be impressed with the next 10 entries. We’ll look at the above 2 in greater detail, plus introduce you to 8 more high-quality units.


1. DEWALT DCGG571M1 Review - Best Overall

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  • Quick delivery
  • Very powerful
  • Compact
  • Versatile
  • A bit heavy
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If you’re looking for power, DEWALT has you covered. The DCGG571M1 is capable of delivering 10,000 PSI. This is your best bet for heavy-duty jobs.

We were quite impressed by how much grease this gun can put out. You’re looking at a whopping 5 ounces every minute. If your line of work calls for speed, DEWALT’s DCGG571M1 will help you tackle it with ease.

Even more amazing is that this gun operates cordlessly. It runs on DEWALT’s popular and highly capable 20-volt lithium-ion battery. If you are a DEWALT tool owner, you’ve likely got plenty of these batteries at the ready.

They can be interchanged with other tools for greater convenience. Best of all, this battery will last a good while before you’ll have to recharge it. You can expect to go through roughly 16 cartridges.

We also really like the flexibility of the hose. It measures 42 inches in length, giving you plenty of room to work comfortably. It’s also great for getting those hard-to-reach areas.

There is also a nice safety feature that prevents dirt and build-up from getting inside the gun’s pump. This helps ensure the DCGG571M1 is made to last.

Features

  • 23.5 x 4.31 x 13.38 inches
  • 5 ounces a minute
  • 14.8 pounds
  • 10,000 PSI

Ease of Use

We had a great time with this gun. It’s a little on the heavy side. So those not used to the weight might tire quickly.


2. Milwaukee 2646-22CT M18 Review - Best Build-Quality

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  • Powerful delivery
  • Quick action
  • Easy to use
  • Durable
  • Pricey
  • Heavy
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This battery-powered unit from Milwaukee is one tough gun. It’s highly versatile, making it a great choice for busy job sites that require quick movement.

The build-quality is incredibly high. It’s made to last and feels very durable. We also like that it delivers up to 10 ounces of grease every minute.

The battery is also excellent. You can look forward to going through 10 cartridges before needing recharged.

It comes with a lengthy hose that makes short work of difficult jobs. At 48 inches, you’ll have plenty of freedom to reach those tough angles.

Features

  • 4.9 x 24.5 x 13 inches
  • 10 ounces a minute
  • 18.1 pounds
  • 10,000 PSI

Ease of Use

It’s fairly heavy, so those not experienced with heavy grease guns might want to look for something a bit lighter.


3. DEWALT DCGG571B Review - Best Value

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  • Powerful delivery
  • Lightweight
  • Affordable
  • Versatile
  • Battery not included
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DEWALT makes the list again, this time with the DCGG571B. You’re getting the same 10,000 PSIs in this compact and affordable option.

Need grease quickly? The DCGG571B is able to distribute up to 5 ounces every minute. This high volume allows you to cut down on your workload.

DEWALT’s excellent 20-volt lithium-ion makes a return, giving you up to 16 cartridges for each battery charge.

If you’re looking for versatility, you get a 42-inch hose that reaches tough angles with ease. Thanks to its incredibly lightweight body, it’s easier than ever to handle.

We also appreciate that DEWALT included a filter on this cheaper model. You don’t have to worry about dirt getting into the pump, thus prolonging the gun’s life.

Features

  • 20.63 x 9.94 x 4.81 inches
  • 5 ounces a minute
  • 10,000 PSI
  • 8 pounds

Ease of Use

At only 8 pounds, this gun is a dream to use. We had no trouble testing it out for long stretches of time. We didn’t get tired like with the heavier models.


4. Lnchett Grease Gun Review - Best Versatility

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  • Comfortable trigger
  • Good power
  • Well-made
  • Affordable
  • Hose could be longer
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As a budget-friendly manual grease gun, we’re mighty happy with its performance. It feels great to hold and grease is delivered effortlessly.

You only get a nice 16-inch hose with this gun. It has great flex to it, though. So you don’t have to get in awkward positions to adequately grease your equipment.

You can look forward to getting powerful, 7,000 PSI delivery. There’s less need to squeeze the trigger firmly, resulting in less hand cramps.

If you’re looking to save some money, Lnchett’s Grease Gun is a reliable option that’s worthy of your investment.

Features

  • 16 x 7.7 x 2.9 inches
  • 18-inch hose
  • 3.22 pounds
  • 7,000 PSI

Ease of Use

We love the pistol-like handle. It provides exceptional grip, so you’re less likely to lose control over grease delivery. The unit is very lightweight, too. At just over 3 pounds, you won’t get worn out in the middle of using it.


5. Astro Pneumatic Tool 101 Mini Review - Most Budget-Friendly

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  • Easy to use
  • Lightweight
  • Affordable
  • Versatile
  • Low capacity
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Looking to tackle jobs the old-fashioned way? The Astro Pneumatic 101 takes things down a notch by going the basic route. This hand-operated gun is simplistic but effective.

It holds up to 3 ounces of grease at any one time. It’s very lightweight, and therefore highly versatile in its delivery.

At less than 10 ounces, it’s an absolute breeze to manage. Sure, it doesn’t have the greasing power of an electric or battery-operated gun. But its user-friendliness makes up for it.

Features

  • 9 x 5.25 x 1.5 inches
  • Holds 3 ounces
  • Needle nozzle
  • 9.6 ounces

Ease of Use

This gun works so well that it can be used with just one hand. Its mechanics are simplistic, but we enjoyed its ease of use.


6. Lincoln Lubrication Heavy-Duty 1134 Review - Easiest to Use

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  • Comfy trigger
  • Easy to use
  • Lightweight
  • Powerful
  • Hose could be longer
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Looking for something a bit more powerful, yet won’t break the bank? Give Lincoln’s 1134 a spin. This manual operation gun is very well-made and sports nice features.

It even delivers up to 7,500 PSI. That’s nothing to sneeze at for a manual grease gun. We liked the high pressure it builds up.

You get an 18-inch hose with the 1134, allowing you to reach tasks a lot easier. It’s not the longest in the world, but it gets most jobs done.

If you’re in need of an affordable unit that is built to last for years, you’ll love the Lincoln 1134.

Features

  • 7.7 x 16.1 x 2.8 inches
  • 18-inch hose
  • 3.9 pounds
  • 7,500 PSI

Ease of Use

At just under 4 pounds, we found this gun to be incredibly easy on the hands. It delivers excellent pressure and the trigger feels great.


7. Lincoln Lubrication 1162 Air Gun Review - Best for Beginners

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  • Variable-speed
  • Well-crafted
  • Lightweight
  • Powerful
  • Occasional metal shavings in grease
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Lincoln gets the nod again. This time it’s with the 1162. Think of this as a beefier version of the 1134. This sees a pneumatic upgrade, making delivery much easier.

A nice bonus here is that the built-in trigger is variable-speed. If you have a job that requires steady delivery, the 1162 makes it manageable.

Grease can also be delivered quickly, making short work of any job you throw at it. To help with this, you get a 30-inch hose included with the gun.

We’re really fond of the build-quality here. It’s not only a good-looking gun. It’s made very well, too. It has great weight and balance to it. Our only gripe is there are metal shavings in the grease from time to time.

Features

  • 17.25 x 7.5 x 3 inches
  • 30-inch hose
  • 5.6 pounds
  • 6,000 PSI

Ease of Use

The addition of pneumatic delivery and a 30-inch hose make this gun an excellent buy. It is made tough and is very easy to handle.


8. Lumax LX-1152 Review - Best for DIYers

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  • Good pressure
  • Lightweight
  • Compact
  • Versatile
  • Hose could be longer
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This handheld gun comes equipped with a pistol-grip for easy handling. It feels great to use thanks to its well-designed trigger system.

We like how well it delivers both small and large amounts of grease as needed. The suction mode performs admirably in bringing grease up through the chamber. Alternatively, you can use cartridges or grease pumps, as well.

The build-quality is also commendable. The LX-1152 feels solid and durable. This is a grease gun that’s made to last. You don’t have to worry about it rusting, either. So if you forget and leave it out in the rain, no worries.

We like that there’s a safety lock installed on the gun, too. This goes a long way in preventing accidental discharge.

At 7,000 PSI, we found the LX-1152 to provide plenty of pressure to adequately lubricate equipment. Those with heavy-duty machinery might not get the results they’re looking for, however.

Then again, this model isn’t necessarily designed for such. But as a grease gun to keep around the shop for DIYers, this is a solid investment.

Features

  • 15 x 5 x 2.8 inches
  • 18-inch hose
  • 2.5 pounds
  • 7,000 PSI

Ease of Use

While the hose could be longer, the versatility of the LX-1152 won us over. It’s very easy to use and makes a great addition for beginners. We especially like the trigger system and how well it delivers grease when you need it to.


9. Bravex SW-02 Review - Best Grip

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  • Excellent grip
  • Comfortable
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile
  • Lower PSI
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Bravex’s exceptional grip earned it a spot on our best-of list. The handle is very similar to other like models. But you never feel like you’re going to lose your grasp.

We also like the pressure this unit provides. You can look forward to getting up to 6,000 PSI. It’s perfect for light to medium jobs.

You also get a standard 18-inch hose included with the gun. It’s not the best length for large machinery, but it’s certainly good for smaller equipment.

This model accepts 14-ounce cartridges. We had no trouble inserting them into the gun. We are also happy to report that this gun doesn’t make a mess when loading and unloading cartridges.

Features

  • 14.6 x 5.3 x 2.6 inches
  • 18-inch hose
  • 3.34 pounds
  • 6,000 PSI

Ease of Use

Beginners and pros alike will feel right at home with this gun. It is very lightweight in its construction, making it easy to wield.

We’re also very pleased with the handle’s grip. It is made with nice ridging that ensures you remain in control during operation.


10. GreaseTek 910100 Review - Best Budget Runner-Up

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  • Comfortable grip
  • Lightweight
  • Low cost
  • Low build-quality
  • A bit messy to work with
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GreaseTek takes the final spot with another budget-friendly model. It’s not quite as well constructed as other entries we reviewed. But it works well and provides a comfortable grip.

The build-quality leaves a little to be desired. But for the price, it’s a solid entry for smaller jobs. You won’t want to use this on large equipment, as it doesn’t provide enough pressure to adequately deliver grease.

The 910100 comes with an 18-inch flexible hose and coupler. It is plenty long enough for tasks around your shop or house.

Our only major complaint with this gun is that it tends to be rather messy. Oftentimes, grease would come out of the coupler, as if it couldn’t contain the pressure.

It’s a hassle, sure. But again, this is a very inexpensive gun that isn’t designed to hold up as well as premium models.

Features

  • 1 ounce per 40 strokes
  • 13.5 x 5 x 2.25 inches
  • 2.65 pounds
  • 400cc

Ease of Use

GreaseTek’s gun is a great addition to keep around the house for odd jobs here and there. It’s very lightweight and the grip is surprisingly comfortable for such an inexpensive unit.

Those who are looking to grease large equipment will want to look elsewhere, of course. But for light-duty tasks, it’s worth a look.