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Lever Action Grease Gun?

Discussion in 'Lubrication' started by Claus, Oct 7, 2017.

  1. Claus

    Claus Active Member

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    What's the best hand held, lever action grease gun? Lots of different ones out there from $15 to $100. I didn't think a $100 or $150 hand held grease gun existed but they do. Want one that's American made and good but doesn't need to cost as much as my tractor.
     
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    92U 3406 Senior Member

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    Honestly I've used Lincoln, Dynaline, Napa etc. Lincoln is a reputable name but I've never had a problem with wearing out any grease gun.
     
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    I vote for Lincoln. Used them for years in a really dusty environment and they held up well.
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    Every other garage sale I go to I buy a used grease gun for a buck or two. Usually have a couple bucks worth of grease in them and work perfectly. People can't wait to get the nasty thing out of their life. Now I have 7 grease guns. Most are Lincolns.
     
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    My vote is for Alemite
     
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  6. Claus

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    I went with a John Deere, not sure who makes them. I have a Lincoln and a John Deere pistol grip but needed a lever action.
     
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    Alemite!
     
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  8. td25c

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    My lever guns seem to hold up well , got every brand on the shelf & no complaints on any of them .

    Some name brand & the rest imported .

    The problem is usually with the gun tip or the fitting .

    Nice looking Allis - Chalmers Claus ! 185 ?
     
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  9. Claus

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    Thanks! Gas 170.
     
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    That's cool !

    We have a WD 45 , 170 gas & 175 diesel .

    Great rig's !

    Man........... It can be colder then a well diggers ass in winter time & our 170 gas will kick off every time .
     
  11. Claus

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    Grandpa was an Orange guy through and through, it stuck with me. He farmed with a UC, WC, WD, WD45, D17 Series III and IV, D19 and 185. All gas but the 185.
     
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  13. Claus

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    The pic of the 185 was his last farm sell after He quit, 1991. The photo of the D19 was probably 1973 with me and my sisters. The D17 and slat plow was just before I sold it 2006 to buy the 170.

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  14. td25c

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    That's pretty cool Claus !

    Now you take care of that 170 Allis Bro !

    They just don't make tractors like that anymore .
     
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    Thank you sir! The whole reason I bought my Deere 450C was so I don't destroy my 170 cleaning my fence rows! Next I need a ripper for the Deere.
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    36708407673_402bbe02c6_k[1].jpg The 450C will work great for fence row clearing , and many other tasks .

    The ROPS cab repair sure turned out nice !

    Did you see this thread Claus before having the ROPS repaired ? http://www.heavyequipmentforums.com/threads/old-man-work-no-hes-with-msha.46228/ LOL ! :D

    Had a service call this spring to repair a 450 just like yours .

    Customer had bought it at an auction and it blew a lift hose on the loader .

    Had to pull the bottom pin on the lift cylinder & lifted the loader with the wrecker boom so we could get a " crow foot " wrench up in the pocket to remove & replace the hose .

    Tight quarters !
     
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    BTW, got one of these coming.
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    Thanks for the compliments! The ROPS repair came out nice as far as the work done by my welder Matt, couldn't have done better. But the whole ROPS has been bent before I got it and doesn't really look worth painting and sandblasting. I'm afraid to try and straighten it, my thoughts are welds would break or something not good.

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    Yeah Claus , I would not worry about the cab being tweaked a little to one side .

    Might have " Welder Matt " build a set of bolt on sweeps to protect the exhaust & air intake from tree limbs on the fence row cleaning .

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