David L. Thompson
Fri, 04 Oct 1996 12:18:35 -0400
Ski mobile grease is probably great, but not easy to get in the sunbelt.
>>A friend said that "Lubriplate" used to be the best choice. Is it
>>still desirable for use in a northern climate?
>>Thanks, John WA0VQR
Lubriplate (also know as Lub-Rex et al) comes in a yellow or green color.
The Yellow grease
works fine between -90 centigrade and + 80 centigrade. Its better than
that but the manufacturers are conservative. It works and its not very
expensive. My first batch was a left over gallon drum from a dock...so it
works very well in liquid including salt water. It also stands up to acid
rain. So John...yes unless you run temps lower than -90C for extended periods.
You can get into space rated grease lubricant (I purchased some for UNAM for
use in UMANSAT-B) and it gets into over $100 per several oz.
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