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best grease?

Discussion in 'Lubrication' started by Canadian_digger, Nov 2, 2007.

  1. thirdcoaster

    thirdcoaster Well-Known Member

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    I use Lubrication Engineers 3752 Almagard. It's really good stuff, and really expensive. When I sold my industrial supply, we had a lot of it in stock that misteriously didn't make the inventory list:beatsme. I don't know if I'll pony up the $$ for more when I run out.

    We also sold a lot of the Lucas Red N Tacky and Mystic JT-6. As people became aware of the Citgo connection to Mystic, many tended to choose another product like Lucas.

    I tend to agree that any ol' grease applied frequently is much better than a premium grease rarely used.
     
  2. stovepipe699

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    We use Sonic molyguard grease from CO-OP on our farm machines. It's been excellent, anything greased with it lasts really well. The base isn't very thick, excellent winter grease.
     
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    :drinkup yep the best grease in the world is no good if left in the tube.:bash
     
  5. TimHay

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    All I use is the srs2000 and feel it is pretty good stuff. They have summer and winter types if we dont switch soon enough on the stick of the track hoes, and it turns cold you can't pump it through the tubes.
    Also like some one else said earlier "it is not quality but quantity", I like to see grease comming out of the pins, not all over the gun and in the cabs
     
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  7. heavylift

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    I like the red stuff LE made back in the 80's & 90's ... really sticky stuff... it was messy but it stayed where it was put, you would pull of the zerk and little stings of grease would stretch for about 2'..

    I have a pictures of the cranes when I was on the job. Building an office/lab addition... Back in the early ninety's.. I'll look for them
     
  8. dany

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    I am from Canada. We have store named Ā«Canadian TireĀ». Anybody have any suggestion with the brand they sell. From what I read, it should be grease with added moly and moreover used the gun often:cool2

    Dany
     
  9. Rod Michaelson

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    Cat recommends Moly 3% Extreme pressure

    We have shifted over to a 3% moly grease from Cat and have seen a marked improvement in the life of our bearings and pins.
     
  10. dany

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    Thanks Rod, I will go with 3% moly in the futre on my Komatsu pc 75

    Dany
     
  11. dayexco

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    there used to be a schaeffer rep that used to sponsor here, and i kind of beat him up a little bit on the additional expense for his product over what i was using....were he around now, i'd apologize, it was pure ignorance of his product on my part that made me spew my misinformed opinion. we just had a young man give us a demo on his schaeffer products...right along side what we are currently using, and thinking we were buying the best available....the difference was incredible...we ordered a barrel of the motor oil, and 30 tubes of the gun grease just to try out. if they perform any where near the demonstration given to us...we'll be switching.
     
  12. whitebreadigger

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    red and tacky:usa
     
  13. topdigger

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    i use shell retinax cmx2 contains moly and very tacky good grease!
     
  14. soothappens

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    Lubriplate 3000 Thick nasty stuff mainly use it on pto splines, fifth wheels it dosent pump into any thing else easily

    Lucas red and tacky for everything else

    Lucas heavy duty.
    just started using it . The container said for use where frequent greasing is not possible or neglected . Well see how it works

    for cables and chains I've been using Belray cable and chain lube . The best I've ever used ! 6 months and it looks like you just applied it.
     
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    Amsoil Heavy Duty and Off-Road Grease

    Hello I am an Independent Amsoil Dealer and I just wanted to say you should checkout the video on Amsoil about the HD grease. Very interesting test, shows a lot about the grease. You can either keep your normal grease interval and use 50% less everytime or extend your grease interval out twice the original time. Checkout this link http://www.amsoil.com/storefront/synthetic-grease.aspx

    Get with me if you would like to purchase and I can tell you how to get the Amsoil products at wholesale prices. Thanks Jayar
     
  16. N.B.CONCRETE

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    I'd rather use Mary Kay .
     
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    Wow

    Everyone has an opinion. I'm not saying your wrong but do you have to be so harsh? Take a look at the video I am not telling you to use it I am just putting it out there for everyone to see. Thanks for your input.
     
  19. Cat420

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    I run Amsoil in my truck and race quad and see no reason there grease shouldn't be just as good, although I do use Shaeffer's.

    The Mary Kay comment has me confused as well. There's always a place for varying opinions based on everyone's experience, but that post doesn't help me one bit.
     
  20. KG4CPJ

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    Cat420

    Contact me if you are purchasing Amsoil from a retail store. I can tell you how to receive Amsoil at wholesale prices. Thanks Jayar