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Old Feb 27, 2013, 07:25 PM
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Lubricant

What is a good lube for the idle and return wheel axles that is safe on plastics?
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 02:57 AM
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Well, if you are wanting to lubricate an area that has no bushing or bearings, then look for a graphite lubricant. This formula does not attract dust or dirt. The best advice would be to install bearings or at least bushings there at those locations.

Ask for a hobby grade type oil that is safe for plastic at your LHS... they know what to sell you.

This would be best for the gearbox application.












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Old Feb 28, 2013, 11:39 PM
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Powdered graphite
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Old Mar 01, 2013, 01:14 AM
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I just ordered a tube of Testor's powdered graphite.
I haven't opened up any of my Tanks yet so I will have to learn more about the design as I go and upgrade to metal and bearings where needed.
Thanks!
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Old Mar 01, 2013, 04:16 PM
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Powdered graphite
That's what I said!












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