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#1 Tom Schnaidt

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Posted 16 October 2004 - 07:04 PM

I am wondering what sort of lubrication people use on their metal hardware - I am finding I need to get on some of the thumblocks on my Ultra sled with something, they have become sticky to the point of being difficult ---interested generally in what lubes and solvents people find indespensable and for what specific uses.

Has anybody heard of "boshield" sp?? Tuner cleaner? Also what do you all use then cleaning your mechanical parts to disperse moisture? Looking forward to a whatever anybody would like to share as far as maintenance and such.

Best to all,

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#2 PaulEdwards


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Posted 17 October 2004 - 12:10 PM


Search back on the forum a few weeks for "ACF-50" .

There was a short discussion about this aerosol penetrating lubricant, all round corrosion-arrestor and surface protector. There are a couple of links there for further information.

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#3 sebastian matthias

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Posted 20 October 2004 - 12:55 PM

hey tom,hey everybody !
there is absolutely NOTHING BETTER THAN [COLOR=red]BALLISTOL !
is´s a german weapon-oil that wasinvented in the war for a huge amount
of purposes.it`sa lubricant better than wd40,it smells great and you also can se it for(now comes a long list,but it´s all true,it´s a wonder !):
-oiling weapons and preserving them from corrosion(withot getting sticky)
-car-care:cleans,prevents rust,opens frozen doorlocks,......
-wood-care: mae wood shiny....
-industry (also food-idustry because t´s non poison)
-animal-care:cleaning dogs ears and horses tail
-steadicam-care: non greasy,perfect lubricant,preserves from rust and actually removes rust if it´s only a bit,let´s the post slide smothly.
-steadicam-operators-care: the smell of it makes happy and if people ask what that stuff is you tell them:it´s weapon oil and everyone goes : ooooh !

really,it´s the est stuff i ever used.you find it in every weaponshop in germany
bet they havean internet adresswhere you can order it.
the company´s name is:
F.W.Klever GmbH
84168 Aham Germany

hope i could convince you

greetings sebastian
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