[Healeys] Grease. What is best
bce257 at yahoo.co.nz
Sat Dec 1 14:25:55 MST 2018
If your grease gun has a spring inside it and a long rod/handle that you pull out of the back when changing the cartridge- i.e. any conventional type, it is because the spring slowly squeezes the oil out of the clay base over time.
Simple fix is to pull the handle/rod out of the back when not in use. Makes storing the gun a bit of a pain with the rod sticking out but it means the grease stays in good condition and the gun doesn't leak everywhere.
On Fri, 30/11/18, Warren <flyhihealey at gmail.com> wrote:
Subject: [Healeys] Grease. What is best
To: "Healey List" <healeys at autox.team.net>
Received: Friday, 30 November, 2018, 7:36 AM
The last few years I have had
problems with grease in my grease gun leaking all over the
place when stored.It
just leaks out like oil. I’ve purchased what I thought was
a good product and even bought a new gun. Normally I will
grease the car once or twice a year and lay the gun down
only to find a gooey mess next time I use it. Mobil
synthetic is the most recent brand. Red soup all over the
place. Have used others. Tried storing upright, still leaks.
This cannot be good for all those points requiring effective
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