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Old 05-21-2007, 08:43 PM
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what kinda of lube do u all use to keep ur prop shaft lubed? i need to do mine and i havent in a year lol i was thinking some vasaline (sp)
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Marine EP bearing grease.
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how much and do most hobby shops carry it?
Old 05-21-2007, 10:44 PM
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EvaderST00,
'Vasaline' is usable but isn't the best thing going, it dissolves in water. Whatever you use should be 'water proof', fairly light weight, cheap, sort of heat resistant, and fairly common. 'White-grease' fits those requirements. So do a lot of other lubes. I like fishing reel grease! Not that it's better than all the rest, it's just cheap and common around here. Lasts a good long time too.
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I'm using Pennzoil Marine grease NLGL grade#2 Marine saltwater protection washout& corrosion prevention.you can get this at advance autoparts and autozone stores! Thats what I'm using on my flex cables!
Old 05-21-2007, 11:32 PM
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Rider's or Hobby World should carry what you need. If they don't have it, they can order it. Aquacraft carries the GrimRacer cable grease which they should be able to get. I've also used boat trailer bearing grease and tried others. I really liked the Prather grease but that may be hard to find. I've used Hughey grease but after a jar of it sat open in my basement I noticed that it drew moisture in from out of the air.
Vaseline won't last long as once it starts to get warm, it will melt. I tried it once on radio box seals and that doesn't get the heat that a cable will.
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i use molybdenum grease. One tube lasts ages.

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I use the aquacraft grim racer grease works pretty good Smells horrible though haha
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I use the aquacraft grim racer grease works pretty good Smells horrible though haha
If you don't like the smell, maybe the fish will! Maybe they should make it rotten chicken liver scented!
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Walmart carries "Marine Grease" in the auto section...

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