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Norwich MBC Submariners joint Model Boat weekend - 27/28th July

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      Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:17 am

      What's the best to keep propshafts spinning smoothly in the prop tube?

      Is there a favourite lubricant? Vaseline maybe? 3-in-one oil? Or is there a better choice?
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      Post  david f on Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:57 am

      I use engine oil on the basis that it is what oil seals are used too?
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      Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:04 pm

      Is that just common or garden 20/50 oil, David?
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      Post  Deep Diver (Fred) on Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:22 pm

      I use Slick 50 Grease, it cost a bit but very good.
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      Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:31 pm

      I have to confess I've never heard of that Fred...where do I look for some?
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      Post  Deep Diver (Fred) on Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:55 pm

      Hi Dick
      You may be able to find it at Halford's or any good auto factor.
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      Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:58 pm

      Thanks Fred, I'll give them a try tomorrow.

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