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Old 24-09-2015, 19:22   #16
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Re: What do you lube your pin with?

Originally Posted by steve77 View Post
Thanks, everyone. I DID ask the question with a straight face, and was wondering what type of responses I would get. That's why I posted a photo to remove ambiguity...

The owner of the boat next door voted for WD-40.


WD-40 is not a lubricant. Its carrier will evaporate, leaving a sticky goo behind.

I have the identical pole end as you. I also worked with one for many years racing a Heritage One-Ton. Never applied anything to any part of it. Make sure the parts are clean & polished smooth - that's all. Bicycle guys will sell you a dry chain lube designed to prevent the attraction of dirt (by oil). Try this if you need something. I would use no 'wet' lubricants.

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Re: What do you lube your pin with?

Stop it!

Boeshield T-9 is indeed awesome.

A buddy I used to race with used dry graphite powder, it's very good as well.

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