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grease
« on: November 30, 2006, 09:29:02 PM »

can anyone recommend a suitable grease for my schottel drive units for the gears and shafts also where can i get some.
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Re: grease
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2006, 11:44:53 PM »


You might like to visit your local garage workshops.
 
I was chatting to the man in mine and explained that I was building a model boat and he gave me a free 'scoop' of 'water pump'  grease.  Obviously designed to get wet.    ;D


Cheers...Ken
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Re: grease
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2006, 11:49:56 PM »

As there are plastic gears you have to watch they are not melted. try looking at tamya model car  products as they are designed for the purpose. Peter
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Re: grease
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2006, 11:19:11 AM »

The best is a grease with teflon, if there are plastic-gears inside. But just a reasonable quantity as the grease otherwise can harm the bearings (depending on the pressure on the gears).
Another excellent stuff is thick Silicone-oil.

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Re: grease
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2006, 11:59:09 AM »

I use wheel bearing grease in my schottel drives, and have not yet had a drive gear fail, four of the units are now over twenty years old and work perfectly......



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Re: grease
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2006, 11:26:08 PM »

Roy, every bird sings his own song- as long as it works, everything`s fine   :D

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Re: grease
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2006, 08:28:27 AM »

Robbe do a grease made for what you want it for. Its called shaft lubricant. :)

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