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Utility oils that come with a straw ? #4550483
10/21/17 07:23 PM
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Merkava_4 Offline OP
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I buy Tri-Flow mainly for the straw. I use it on all kinds of stuff where I want just a little bit of oil without oiling the surrounding area. Are there other oils with straws that I don't know about ? Cue me in. smile









Re: Utility oils that come with a straw ? [Re: Merkava_4] #4550522
10/21/17 07:49 PM
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ON, Canada eh?
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ON, Canada eh?


I use this container (oil is long gone), filled with whatever oil I have.


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'06 Santa Fe - 535,000km AMSOIL SS 0w30 / ATF
Re: Utility oils that come with a straw ? [Re: Merkava_4] #4550523
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i have a few medical "one time use only" hypodermic needles...the ones with the screw on tips. with a large needle they suck up whatever lube you want and place it exactly where you like. i use this to lube motorcycle cables and a surprising amount of stuff.
this way im not limited to what packaging a product i like comes in, altho i do like sea foam "deep creep" for most any light viscosity lubing.

Last edited by justintendo; 10/21/17 07:52 PM.

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Re: Utility oils that come with a straw ? [Re: Merkava_4] #4550541
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Well Kroil comes with a straw, just a regular red straw like other cans. You can buy it online, about $14 for 2 king size cans plus shipping.

Just google Kroil and select the Kano Labs link.

Re: Utility oils that come with a straw ? [Re: Merkava_4] #4550550
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Zoom Spout has a nice long straw and is refillable. This my favorite all-purpose oiler. I get these at ACE hardware for about $3.




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Re: Utility oils that come with a straw ? [Re: Merkava_4] #4550552
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You can get needle tip oil bottles on ebay or amazon. I first found them at my local slot car track, they are great for precision oiling.

Re: Utility oils that come with a straw ? [Re: justintendo] #4550646
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Originally Posted By: justintendo
i have a few medical "one time use only" hypodermic needles...the ones with the screw on tips. with a large needle they suck up whatever lube you want and place it exactly where you like. i use this to lube motorcycle cables and a surprising amount of stuff.
this way im not limited to what packaging a product i like comes in, altho i do like sea foam "deep creep" for most any light viscosity lubing.


Snag with that is many oils and most solvents will attack the rubber piston gasket. You can avoid that by using two syringes in tandem. First syringe with piston all the way out, second syringe cable tied to the first ones piston plunger, with its needle through the first ones gasket.

Since IV HDMO is contra-indicated for most conditions, I file the point off the first syringe needle, if I can be bothered.

Re: Utility oils that come with a straw ? [Re: Ducked] #4550677
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Originally Posted By: Ducked
Originally Posted By: justintendo
i have a few medical "one time use only" hypodermic needles...the ones with the screw on tips. with a large needle they suck up whatever lube you want and place it exactly where you like. i use this to lube motorcycle cables and a surprising amount of stuff.
this way im not limited to what packaging a product i like comes in, altho i do like sea foam "deep creep" for most any light viscosity lubing.


Snag with that is many oils and most solvents will attack the rubber piston gasket. You can avoid that by using two syringes in tandem. First syringe with piston all the way out, second syringe cable tied to the first ones piston plunger, with its needle through the first ones gasket.

Since IV HDMO is contra-indicated for most conditions, I file the point off the first syringe needle, if I can be bothered.


No problem of rubber piston with 2 pieces syringes but they are available up to 20ml.


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Wife's Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, dealerís overfilled, 16000 Km
Re: Utility oils that come with a straw ? [Re: AVB] #4551169
10/22/17 03:25 PM
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Merkava_4 Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: AVB
You can get needle tip oil bottles on ebay or amazon. I first found them at my local slot car track, they are great for precision oiling.


These look interesting. smile
ebay

Re: Utility oils that come with a straw ? [Re: Merkava_4] #4551541
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