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Old 04-08-10, 12:14 PM   #1
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chain lube question

well the chain on the masi is dirty again! i have been using pedros syn lube, it says for wet or muddy conditions, i dont think its going to rain here for a while. is there a better dry type lube i can use?, the pedros stuff is kinda messy when dirty. what would you guys reccomend?
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And the can is opened again!
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Hahaha. I've used every single lube available and found that dry lubes are really just a quick fix.

I discovered a once a month cleaning in acetone, and a hot dip in chainsaw lube, a quick wipedown, and my chain is silent and clean for another 30 days.
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I bought a little bottle of Phil's bio-lube a few weeks ago and it's worked well, though it kind of makes the chain smell like an old deep fryer
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Hahaha. I've used every single lube available and found that dry lubes are really just a quick fix.

I discovered a once a month cleaning in acetone, and a hot dip in chainsaw lube, a quick wipedown, and my chain is silent and clean for another 30 days.
+1 great idea, i will have to try that.
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well, i picked up some stuff called rock n roll lube, its supposed to clean + lube, i like the fact the directions say to wipe off chain completely "you cant wipe it off enough!" wo-hoo!!! no more chain oil on my leg! i also picked up my new limited edition chrome bag while i was there too, i promise to post pics of it and pics of the masi as soon as my laptop is fixed (possibly this week!)
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