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Old 09-03-2013, 15:17   #1
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White Lithium Grease

Is anybody getting tired of this stuff like me yet? It seems to only coat where you put it and doesn't penetrate or migrate a mm. Also seems to get hard over time. And impossible to put on anything the slightest bit wet - doesn't displace water. I think I'm going back to regular old grease or trailer bearing grease.
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Old 09-03-2013, 16:06   #2
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Re: White Lithium Grease

Try silicone (or similar) grease for marine applications; pricey but worth it. Your batteries' terminals and cables should always be covered with it, after they have been cleaned and dried. Put a golf-ball size of grease on each terminal, to retard corrosion. Mauritz
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Re: White Lithium Grease

Try Quicksilver 101 with Teflon.Very popular with powerboaters
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Re: White Lithium Grease

Grease won't displace water. You gob grease onto things, it doesn't push water out of cracks or fabrics.

The idea of white lithium grease is that it is cheap and non-staining, it can be washed out of sails and clothing instead of staining them. It has some uses, but apparently not for whatever you're trying to do. Which is what exactly?
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Re: White Lithium Grease

Silicon grease is great for displacing water. It is also great in applications where there is contact with rubber. It will not cause the rubber to swell.

Tef-Gel is great for stopping corrosion. It is excellent at displacing water.
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Re: White Lithium Grease

You have to switch to a synthetic grease. Superlube is the best according to the CF majority of geeks who tried most of them
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Re: White Lithium Grease

I use lanolin spray and its dielectric and works grate on corrosion, I spray my bukh in it.

http://www.inox-mx3.com/product_deta...D=APPLICATIONS
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