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Old 22-12-2013, 12:21   #1
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West Marine Head Lube

Anyone know what the main ingredient is in the WM Head Lube? I find it helpful in making the head pump work more freely, but I do not like the $13 price per quart.
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Old 22-12-2013, 16:45   #2
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Anyone know what the main ingredient is in the WM Head Lube? I find it helpful in making the head pump work more freely, but I do not like the $13 price per quart.
Just use any veggie oil. Works great and is cheap.
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Re: West Marine Head Lube

The best maintenance is to pull the pump plunger periodically and coat the pump cylinder and plunger seal with a liberal dose of synthetic teflon grease like SuperLube. 2-3 times throughout a year (if you are using it full time) and you won't have any more problems.

West Marine lube is mineral oil, I believe.

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