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Best grease for blade spindles?? Slick 50? Anybody use it?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by crazycritterguy, Aug 6, 2004.

  1. crazycritterguy

    crazycritterguy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 31

    Just wondering what kind of grease you have used for the high speed blade spindles on your mowers...anybody try the slick 50 stuff?
     
  2. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    Grease..I use Kendall Blue
     
  3. BareFootLawn

    BareFootLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 88

    I thought "Slick 50" was for oil. Do they also make a grease?
    I use the red high temp grease they sell at Fleet Farm.
     
  4. crazycritterguy

    crazycritterguy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 31

    I bought a tube at Wal Mart the other day...the specs look good on it, but I'm wondering if using it will void any warranties.
     
  5. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    A mistake that I have learned is don't combine greases.
     
  6. BladesAway

    BladesAway LawnSite Member
    from Ok
    Messages: 74

    I use Mystic and never have had a problem.
     
  7. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,845

    I use the Chevron Red "sticky" grease - about $2.80 per tube at your amoco jobber, but well worth it.
     
  8. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,154

    Farm Fleet grease here. I think its Mystic, its red anyways
     
  9. kkat

    kkat LawnSite Member
    Messages: 62

    I use SCHAEFFER grease #274 for everything, all of the big equipment operators and farmers around here use it and when I talked to them about which grease is the best to use, most everyone of them said (schaeffer) was by far the best to use good temp range and repels water.
     
  10. Mudmower

    Mudmower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 102

    Royal Purple here. Has a VERY high sheer number. I believe that is what it is called. It is the ability of the grease to adhere to a suface under pressure......

    Jim
     

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