[TenTec] PTO grease

Steve Ellington n4lq@iglou.com
Wed, 4 Sep 2002 12:56:00 -0400

Red axel grease is used on farm tractors and wheel bearings. This is no
doubt what they use. If we could find some that doesn't dry out, it would
solve the whole problem.
Steve Ellington N4LQ.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Hyder -N4NT-" <N4NT@charter.net>
To: "White, Joseph H." <jhw@rti.org>; <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2002 10:52 AM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] PTO grease

> About 3 years ago I rebuilt several PTO's using Phil Woods bicycle grease.
> It was highly touted as being a great grease.
> The one of those PTO's I was using lately (in a Triton 544) has gotten
> squirrely to tune -- acts like the grease has gone or is going bad.  SO, I
> don't recommend that grease for this application.
> Once I talked with Garland down at Ten-Tec about grease and he told me
> just got it down at the co-op.  I don't know what kind they got at the
> co-op, but it sure does last better than my fancy stuff did.
> 73, Mike
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "White, Joseph H." <jhw@rti.org>
> To: <tentec@contesting.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2002 10:40 AM
> Subject: [TenTec] PTO grease
> | I'm fixing up my Century 21 which has been in storage in hopes of
> | it.  The grease in the PTO has stiffened from lack of use, so I'd like
> | relubricate it.  I don't think I need to install a rebuild kit, because
> this
> | rig has seen very little use.  What kind of grease should I use?
> |
> |     joe white
> |     WA4GIR
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