Chain lube for long slab and sand

Discussion in 'Australia' started by rvt, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. Fogo72

    Fogo72 I Bleed Green

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    Well..................................

    I'll tell you what I'm on too at the moment.
    My wife works at Blackwood's and they had a cancelled order of Stuff that could not be returned back to the supplier. So Mummy, as it was going in the bin, dumps it on the shed floor, a cardboard box with 12 cans in it. I open it up and the cans are about double the length of a normal spray can. It reads on the front,
    Graphite switch point spray (for railway lines)
    it sprays on nice and thick, coats the whole chain and dries like a lead pencil.
    I have been using it on the kids motocross bike chains for a while now and they look great.
    I will keep you posted, down fall is the size of the can, I'll bring one to the TTT and run around and lube everyone's chain for a trial if ya like. Should be enough for 350 bikes. :lol3
    Cheers Fogo...
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  2. antipode

    antipode Wanderer

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    Same as Graham, I have used Teflon Dry-lube for years and are happy with it.
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  3. Sean-0

    Sean-0 straya carnt

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    at 20 to 25k my sprockets are worn , so i change the lot out ,lube ya chain i dont care , i dont and im fine with that
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  4. PBee

    PBee ?

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    Yep, tried that stuff, on non wear surfaces it builds up like buggery
    I had to use a wire brush to get it off the sides of the chain.

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  5. philth

    philth philth

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    I'm with seano
    if you must lube your chain, smegma is a good product
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  6. Leakage

    Leakage Broke Noob

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  7. Quirky

    Quirky Been here awhile

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    Now where are you planning to pack that stuff Fogo?
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  8. Uncle Crumpet

    Uncle Crumpet Been here awhile

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    Although it can be a bit disturbing if you accidentally tear the head off the applicator!
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  9. digga1111

    digga1111 bann ed

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    cant believe I just googled smegma, ive gotta get out more
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  10. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    digga... I do believe you've found your new sig line... :clap:rofl to replace that tired old XR6 cliché... :wink:
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  11. Haggs

    Haggs Tigre Verde

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    Which is easily done when you pop your bike up on the centre stand and apply said lubricant with engine running in 1st gear :huh

    Or so I hear, my applicator is to short to reach to damn chain anyway.:rofl
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  12. rvt

    rvt Big Fat Trail Bikes

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    Well....umm...thanks all for the....umm...enlightening advice.
    :shog:amazon:D

    No one has said the stuff I bought will destroy the chain or dissolve the sprockets, so reckon I'll try it (on the road) till it runs out or the chain falls off.
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  13. podge NT

    podge NT Podge NT

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    Lube is there more for the sprockets more than the chain. Still must be important because all the top teams use it even though they have oodles of loot to play with.
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  14. ShanefromOz

    ShanefromOz Adventurer

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    I got 50+k out of my first chain with the scott oiler (its oiling the chain from the inside my reasoning was it would wash the dirt out with centrifugal force), and the only reason I changed it the teeth wore off on the front cog so thought I would get the hole set, but didn't absolutely need to, I recon I would have got another 20k at least with just a new front cog only. And I give it shit, well as much as I can with only 30 odd hp and Im always carrying at least 40kg of camping gear and beer. I was so impressed I even put one on my brand new $50k Ducati when I got it and its done 40+k and I give it the berries as well 168hp now that's fun.:1drink
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  15. DR Ozzy

    DR Ozzy Suzuki scum

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