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Which Grease/Grease Gun
#1
Weren't a few of you (nfmisso too) liking the wal mart marine lube & grease gun for BB & wheel bearings? Is it the 3oz tubes with this mini grease gun?
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#2
Hi Jeff;

I bought this:
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Tech-Marine-Grease-14-oz/16928008

and use a plastic knife to put it where I want it.
Nigel
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#3
I use this one in a tub, I apply grease by hand. Cannot think of any grease fittings on bike.

http://www.belray.com/bel-ray-waterproof-grease



http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/14/71/988/5874/ITEM/Bel-Ray-Waterproof-Grease.aspx?SITEID=Google_Bel-Ray_Waterproof_Grease&WT.mc_ID=10001&WT.srch=1&esvt=GOUSB341118552&esvadt=999999-0-4015317-1&esvid=400074&gclid=COyfs9TplbUCFWaCQgodNnwAPw
Never Give Up!!!
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#4
I used a simple lithium grease for important threads and bearings its a white in colour.

I also use TF2 a really good teflon based spray lube which is great for the chain and cables etc but Im not sure if this should be used on bearings or important threads like the BB. Anyone give any advice on that?

Thanks
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#5
I used a simple lithium grease for important threads and bearings its a white in colour.

I also use TF2 a really good teflon based spray lube which is great for the chain and cables etc but Im not sure if this should be used on bearings or important threads like the BB. Anyone give any advice on that?

Thanks
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#6
Lithium grease will work, but marine grade waterproof grease is superior.
Here we have Tri Flow teflon spray. Its good for cables , shifters, deraileurs etc, but for bearings you need grease.
Never Give Up!!!
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#7
(02-01-2013, 01:40 PM)nfmisso Wrote:  Hi Jeff;
I bought this:
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Tech-Marine-Grease-14-oz/16928008
and use a plastic knife to put it where I want it.
Call me lazy & uncoordinated, but I like having some kind of nozzle to apply grease to cup & race type bearings.
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#8
(02-07-2013, 08:37 PM)1FJEF Wrote:  
(02-01-2013, 01:40 PM)nfmisso Wrote:  Hi Jeff;
I bought this:
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Tech-Marine-Grease-14-oz/16928008
and use a plastic knife to put it where I want it.
Call me lazy & uncoordinated, but I like having some kind of nozzle to apply grease to cup & race type bearings.
It is just like buttering a cracker Smile
Nigel
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#9
I love the feel of grease on my fingers in the morning, its like victory.

Pardon to Robert Duvall and Apocalypse Now.
Never Give Up!!!
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#10
You guys should pay heed to "use in a well ventilated area", butter & victory indeed.
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#11
(02-08-2013, 04:38 PM)1FJEF Wrote:  You guys should pay heed to "use in a well ventilated area", butter & victory indeed.
like outside ?? Smile
Nigel
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#12
You guys should pay heed to use in a well ventilated area, butter & victory indeed.

like outside ?? Smile
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Yeh that and do not inhale..............:-)))
Never Give Up!!!
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