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#2367402 - 09/04/11 09:53 PM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
2cool Offline


Registered: 07/13/11
Posts: 602
Loc: Delaware
My new favorite is the Liquid Wrench L4 or L104. The solid lubricant is ceramic reinforced teflon, with a soybean based carrier oil. Great on guns, mower decks, and am waiting for the winter with the rusted lug nuts.

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#2383910 - 09/21/11 02:27 PM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
sr17 Offline


Registered: 12/07/09
Posts: 240
Loc: Vancouver, BC
Corrosion X & Penetro are very good imo
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#2403769 - 10/12/11 09:51 AM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
Gunner13 Offline


Registered: 10/11/11
Posts: 1
Loc: St. Louis, MO
Q20 BLU -

Just came from a Gun Show and ran across this Lubricating Oil - Q20BLU.
Seems to be some of the BEST Lubricating Oil I have used for my collection of guns.

Claims to be:
-Penetrating Oil
-Excellent against Rust Provention,
-Corrosion Prevention
-Excellent Lubricating Oil all weather conditions

Wondering if anyone else has run across this oil before?

www.qmaxxproducts.com

Product Q20BLU

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#2409731 - 10/18/11 10:12 PM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
Michael_P Offline


Registered: 08/20/07
Posts: 1566
Loc: By the Lake
I picked up a can of WD40 BlueWorks. Far superior to plain old WD40.

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#2410509 - 10/19/11 06:27 PM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
Komrade Offline


Registered: 07/21/11
Posts: 4
Loc: Salt Lake City, Utah
I agree with those suggesting Kroil as a penetrating oil, given patience, it'll penetrate just about anything, works better with heat.

Ballistol has a very distinct smell, and works well for 'shining' something up.

At my work (tire place), for getting wheels broken loose that have corroded to the hubs, we used to use PB, but have actually started using 3-in-1, as it will usually penetrate through that corrosion in much less time than good ol' PB. Also, its lack of odor is preferred.

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#2426358 - 11/05/11 10:00 PM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
Dakota1820 Offline
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Registered: 04/28/11
Posts: 3894
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I liked wd but its getting expensive I bought some seafoam deep creep I'm using for a piston soak but it cleans breaks stuff free lubricated . It 6.49 and I used it today on a squeaky door , a stuck bolt and piston soak so far I'm happy with it
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#2427644 - 11/07/11 12:48 PM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
Vikas Offline


Registered: 07/22/05
Posts: 10248
Loc: NorthEast
What is the best lubrication for cables? It has to be able to creep in the sheath and also able to handler large temperature swings i.e. from bitter cold of winter to the blistering heat of the running engine. I tried Kroil penetrating oil but it dries up quickly. I recall there used to be something called "CableEase" tube in the past but I have not seen one lately.

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#2429613 - 11/09/11 07:55 AM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
AMC Offline


Registered: 10/17/10
Posts: 484
Loc: South Eastern, CT
Has anyone tried ultralube spray lubricant yet? It is availble at lowes home improvement and a few other places. All of these new ultralube products are soy oil based, non toxic and most have really high flash points. The parent company is Plews-edelmann so I know they know lubrication. I bought a small spray can of the multi-purpose lubricant and penetrant at lowes for $3.99 and it does seem to be a good product.

check it out: www.ultralube.com
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#2449858 - 12/01/11 08:12 AM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
andyd Offline


Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 4770
Loc: Marshfield , MA
Hanging in the entryway to my shop is my 40 yr old grease gun. I go through a tube every few years. None of the present fleet has grease points. The rest is usually smeared onto whatever needs easing or rust proofing. I have a needle to inject grease into a boot or wheel bearing so I buy a tube of high temp grease of no particular brand
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#2469599 - 12/21/11 07:36 PM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
67lemans Offline


Registered: 07/31/11
Posts: 179
Loc: wisconsin
MMO always got some on hand. Use it for lubing air tools and anywhere else a drop of oil is needed.
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#2469623 - 12/21/11 08:04 PM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: 67lemans]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
Posts: 9782
Loc: Saskatoon canada
Originally Posted By: 67lemans
MMO always got some on hand. Use it for lubing air tools and anywhere else a drop of oil is needed.

Really. I wish I could find that stuff here.
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#2477724 - 12/30/11 06:24 PM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: Clevy]
andyd Offline


Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 4770
Loc: Marshfield , MA
Originally Posted By: Clevy
Originally Posted By: 67lemans
MMO always got some on hand. Use it for lubing air tools and anywhere else a drop of oil is needed.

Really. I wish I could find that stuff here.
Google up MMO or TurtleWax Mebbe they sell it under different name. What do Canadians use to lube air tools?
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#2492710 - 01/13/12 07:30 PM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
hardcore302 Offline


Registered: 11/23/09
Posts: 2487
Loc: Suffolk County, NY
posted something a while back about gunk super oil. good general purpose lube for around the house.
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#2613366 - 04/29/12 10:45 PM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: heavyhitter]
kbowley Offline


Registered: 08/05/09
Posts: 56
Loc: Portsmouth NH
Marvel Mystery Oil in a popper can, it has great staying power as it doesnt seem to dry out. It is also a fantastic fuel stabilizer. I have a large collection of tractors and some have had the same fuel in them for 5 or more years. They start right up. I also mix it 50/50 with acetone for a penetrating oil.

Liquid Wrench is also an outstanding penetrating oil.

So, for a general purpose lubricant, MMO, freeing up rusted buts/bolts/pins/etc, MMO/Acetone 50/50 or Liquid Wrench.
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#2770330 - 10/12/12 03:19 AM Re: What is your favorite general purpose lube? [Re: 67lemans]
dgee Offline


Registered: 02/03/10
Posts: 427
Loc: Connecticut
Originally Posted By: 67lemans
MMO always got some on hand. Use it for lubing air tools and anywhere else a drop of oil is needed.


that's what i got in my oil can thumbsup
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