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mainspring grease

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by martin22, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. martin22

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    quick question,ive bought some dry moly paste to use on the piston,cocking shoe ect,is it best to also use this on the mainspring itself too or would normal molly grease be better? the spring is fitted in conjunction with delrin top hat & guide and ptfe liner,thanks
     
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  2. SteveO

    SteveO Top Poster

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    Moly is okay to use or if you can get some Ultimox PTFE grease that's even better as it doesn't diesel should some make it's way past the piston seal.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ULTIMOX-2...555?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item417135cd13
     
  3. martin22

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    thanks steve :up:
     
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    Or.......much cheaper and just as good Millers Red Rubber Grease about £8.00 for a 1lb tub.
     
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    I use this but only on the spring as I have read that it has an abrasive in it, I use ultimox for piston seals.
     
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    If the guides are a good fit Martin, just a light coat of moly grease will be all you need, but you could coat the ends of the spring with the dry moly, if you give them a good polish first.
     

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