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Offline centralappliance

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Lubrication Question
« on: November 12, 2009, 08:24:53 AM »
Just wondering the best lub to use on dryer drum idlers and bearings

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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2009, 10:38:09 AM »
I use Zoomspout oil. Heat resistant, won't dissipate over time, used in all manor of HVAC applications and non flammable.
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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2009, 03:12:23 PM »
Zoomspout here too.
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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2009, 07:33:43 PM »
Royal Purple all synthetic, beats zoom 2-1.  I have found it holds up better around heat and cold than zoom.

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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2009, 10:04:48 PM »
Where do we get this magic lube. I use zoomoil also but I would like to try the royal purple synthetic.   

 Never mind, I see they have a website. It looks like most auto parts stores have it.
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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2009, 10:19:19 PM »
Royal Purple all synthetic, beats zoom 2-1.  I have found it holds up better around heat and cold than zoom.

This stuff?

http://www.royalpurple.com/
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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2009, 10:44:22 PM »
E-BAY OF COURSE!
    Item number: 200394972839

They send a bottle to a soldier in Iraq for every bottle purchased. Been using this instead of zoom for over a year & a half & great results.
   


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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2009, 10:48:03 PM »
Here is a link to the ebay auction theoldstoveguy is talking about.

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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2009, 12:03:31 AM »
Zoomoil is $2, yall do the math
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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2009, 05:25:43 AM »
Zoomoil also has Supco cleaner in it that dissolves contaminents including dried oil residue.

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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2009, 08:18:21 AM »
Zoomoil is $2, yall do the math

Personally I'm willing to pay a few extra dollars for a better product.
I'm going to give it a try and see how it works.

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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2009, 10:41:18 AM »
I would be willing to try some royal purple if anybody wants to send me a sample  :)
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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2009, 03:58:34 PM »
 I just ordered 2 bottles from the ebay site for $8.50 + $5.50 shipping. I think thats a fair price and probably a lifetime supply but you can never have enough lube, right? I wonder if it's safe for your skin.  :thinking: :tsk: ;)

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Re: Lubrication Question
« Reply #13 on: November 14, 2009, 04:15:38 PM »
2 drops on each shaft for rollers and idler pulley each side of roller  does it all. I have never been more happy with a product since Simple Green cleaner. I have oiled old clocks on Wedgewoods & other antique stoves with turbine oil & some work some don't. Every clock I have oiled with this is working & still running a year later.

 

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