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Old 02-27-2010, 09:45 PM
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Grease?

What kind of grease do you guys use for your mowers? Also is there a good place online to buy a case of cartridges? All the major manufacturers claim to have the best, just wondering what you guys have had good luck with. Thanks!
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Old 02-27-2010, 09:51 PM
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I use Lucas Oil Products Red 'N' Tacky Grease for all of my machines needs mowers, snow blowers etc..... it's expensive, but never had any issues.
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Old 02-27-2010, 09:52 PM
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What kind of grease do you guys use for your mowers? Also is there a good place online to buy a case of cartridges? All the major manufacturers claim to have the best, just wondering what you guys have had good luck with. Thanks!
To me, grease is grease, pretty much. I am sure that somebody will be along shortly to give you a better answer. Buy by grease by the case at the local auto store. I do buy hi temp grease though, that way you dont need different guns for high temp applications, as I use grease on other stuff.
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Old 02-27-2010, 11:22 PM
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just my preference but I use Mystic. Got a friend with a logging company and he swares buy it...and he is ruff and I mean ruff on equipment!
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Old 02-27-2010, 11:41 PM
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just my preference but I use Mystic. Got a friend with a logging company and he swares buy it...and he is ruff and I mean ruff on equipment!
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I believe mystic is rebadged other stuff and then later rebadged as other stuff. Like I said, i think its mostly all the same.
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Old 02-28-2010, 01:42 AM
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After all these years of full time mowing and running a good bit of hours on machines, I have come to the point that NAPA grease is excellent for our application. I have a plugr aerator that is on its 9th season and its had Napa grease only since 2006. Mowers, tractor, trucks, whatever all have the regular old Napa with great success since 2006. I spent countless $$ all the years before on synthetics and semi-synthetics, but not anymore.
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Old 02-28-2010, 01:50 AM
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Type and brand is not as important as the frequency. Just regularly kepp them greased and you will be fine. The only time I worry about which type of grease i use is for wheel bearings and there I only use waterproof wheel bearing grease.
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Old 02-28-2010, 02:02 AM
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I agree cheap grease is better than no grease. I use Lucas also.
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Old 02-28-2010, 02:05 AM
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Thanks for the help guys, 65hoss do you like the plugr aerator? Was looking into one for this season.
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