PTFE, Graphite, White Lithium, Silicone

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Re: PTFE, Graphite, White Lithium, Silicone

Post by Viking » Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:27 am

CrystalPistol wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:35 pm
AZgl1800 wrote:
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finding that tool when you need it, is the challenge.
"middle drawer, top row, roll-around #1"
Almost the same for me.... Top drawer of the top chest with all the other small like minded tools, roll around #3 (the big one with the wheels removed). Yeah, yeah, I know. Too many tools and too many tool boxes. (Naaaah... never too many)

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Re: PTFE, Graphite, White Lithium, Silicone

Post by offcenter » Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:51 pm

I just put a new choke cable on my garden tractor.
I greased it up good with PTFE grease from a tube, brand name "Super Lube".
We'll see how well it holds up.
The same company offers Super Lube in a spray can with the little straw.
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Re: PTFE, Graphite, White Lithium, Silicone

Post by Old Fogey » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:39 am

Showing my age now, but in the old days before we had all these wonderful (and expensive) sprays, we would take the cable off, make a cup from Plastecine around one end, hang it somewhere with a container underneath, fill it with light machine oil and go and do other things while the oil worked its way down, jiggle the cable a few times once the oil is dripping out. I still do this, more out of habit than anything else.
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