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Old 02-15-2013, 04:28 PM   #91
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I'm liking my RIG 2 (for now) =

http://sport.birchwoodcasey.com/RIG/...9-8195cb71808f

Additionally, it's gotta be good if it's banned in California!
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I use the much more stuff if I remove the grease(hardly ever) I've been using tsr bearings with great luck recently.
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Whats funny about all these different products contain similar chemicals.

You can use you favorite oil and thin it with octane booster to
your desired thickness.

You will be very surprised on the results.
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Old 02-16-2013, 09:37 AM   #95
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Well, I'm about to divulge a speed secret from the past 12 years. Not too worried though cause, good luck finding it!

Light weight oils will sling from a bearing, leaving parts of it dry after a short time.
Not with this stuff. It leaves a thin dry film of molybdenum disulfide, making a well lubricated, very fast and free bearing.
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It would appear that LubeCon is now part of the Castrol Oil Syndicate.

http://www.lubecon.com/

But there's plenty of other sources for molybdenum disulfide (oil) lubricants around.

http://www.schaefferoil.com/dry-lubricant.html

http://www.belray.com/bel-ray-assembly-lube

Etcetera.

Would these not be the same, similar as what you have?
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It would appear that LubeCon is now part of the Castrol Oil Syndicate.

http://www.lubecon.com/

But there's plenty of other sources for molybdenum disulfide (oil) lubricants around.

http://www.schaefferoil.com/dry-lubricant.html

http://www.belray.com/bel-ray-assembly-lube

Etcetera.

Would these not be the same, similar as what you have?
Yep, spot on. Castrol aquired lubecon not too long ago. We used to be able to go to the lubecon factory and get our little bottles refilled for $2.
From what I can tell, the castrol lubecon 301 is what the stuff we've been using is called now.
http://ableaero.com/CasTDS/Cas301.pdf
I'm sure the other company's have similar products.
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Old 02-16-2013, 10:42 AM   #98
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A little tangent to this thread:

What would be the best lube for ceramic motor bearings ?

The mentioned above or anything else ?

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Well, I'm about to divulge a speed secret from the past 12 years. Not too worried though cause, good luck finding it!

Light weight oils will sling from a bearing, leaving parts of it dry after a short time.
Not with this stuff. It leaves a thin dry film of molybdenum disulfide, making a well lubricated, very fast and free bearing.
Actually it is quite easy to get, same stuff as Dry Slide and Bike Aid which you can get at any bike store or even Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Bike-Dri-Slide.../dp/B001F2Y25G

Have used Molly based lubes like this for over 20 years, but still find my RC bearings work best (least rolling resistance) with some thinned Mobil 1 motor oil. I use the dry film on areas like suspension arm pivots and steering blocks or even CVD joints but not in my bearings.

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Actually it is quite easy to get, same stuff as Dry Slide and Bike Aid which you can get at any bike store or even Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Bike-Dri-Slide.../dp/B001F2Y25G
That's actually completely different stuff. I believe the dri slide uses a paraffin base?

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That's actually completely different stuff. I believe the dri slide uses a paraffin base.
The lubecon is an industrial lubricant, formulated much differently I'm sure. It's almost water thin and it creeps like crazy.
No, Dry Slide is also an industrial lube (like Drop 'L Do) that is literally thinner than water and will actually flow uphill through capillary action. That is why they relable it for biking under Bike Aid as it will wick uphill into shifter and brake cable housings. It is not paraffin based like Boeshield T9 that dries and leaves a waxy lube behind. This dries and leaves only the Molly behind which is all you are really after in the end correct?

I find the bearings with Molly spin super east when you first apply it (let it wick into the shield) but come back a day later and try the same bearing it spins smoothly but nowhere near as long as it did the day before (when the lube was wet) or with a thin liquid lube.

Molly based (dry film) lubes are great for high pressure low speed use like machinery ways etc but usually for high speed use it is often used as an additive to other base lubes like grease for things like axle bearings. There are reasons dry film lubes are not used in industrial gearboxes vs wet liquid lubes. But if you are happy with it in your bearings then that's all that really masters.
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I have been using the Scorpion Motor Bearing lube. Sells for about $6 and includes the syringe applicator.
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I have been using the Scorpion Motor Bearing lube. Sells for about $6 and includes the syringe applicator.
Read about this stuff, thanks for the tip !!
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Actually it is quite easy to get, same stuff as Dry Slide and Bike Aid which you can get at any bike store or even Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Bike-Dri-Slide.../dp/B001F2Y25G

Have used Molly based lubes like this for over 20 years, but still find my RC bearings work best (least rolling resistance) with some thinned Mobil 1 motor oil. I use the dry film on areas like suspension arm pivots and steering blocks or even CVD joints but not in my bearings.

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