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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) 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 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:58 pm

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

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