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One grease for all??

Old 08-23-18, 07:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
It would've been just as easy to answer the question as type "Google is your friend."

I really get tired of the forced attempts at snarky wit.
It would have been just as easy for the OP to Google "NFS lube" as ask me what it is.

LMGTFY

And you if you don't like my posts, put me on ignore instead of trolling me like you have so I don't have to get the mods involved.
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Old 08-23-18, 07:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Hoopdriver View Post

Yep, @indyfabz, Google is a "real" friend.
It is if you know how to use it efficiently. See my post immediately above. I even included step-by-step instructions.
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Old 08-23-18, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by wolfchild View Post
Automotive wheel bearing/general purpose grease has served me very well... No need to buy overpriced bicycle specific grease.
+1, per Sheldon, don't over think it.
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Old 08-23-18, 08:03 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
It is if you know how to use it efficiently. See my post immediately above. I even included step-by-step instructions.
And compared to those instructions, it would've been easier to simply post a link to the product. But that would assume that your first priority was actually helping other posters.
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Old 08-23-18, 08:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
And compared to those instructions, it would've been easier to simply post a link to the product. But that would assume that your first priority was actually helping other posters.
I gave him the product name, so I did provide assistance. I believe people should exhibit at least some self-reliance when given sufficient information to do so. If I wanted to spoon feed people I would have had kids.

Adios, muchacho.
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Old 08-23-18, 08:28 AM
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Old 08-23-18, 09:36 AM
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Dang! Had to check which sub-forum I was in. For a minute thought I had drifted into SSFG.
Anyways....knock on the Squids' door, that dude's a freak for grease.
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Old 08-23-18, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
It is if you know how to use it efficiently. See my post immediately above. I even included step-by-step instructions.
And had your first post been anywhere near helpful to the OP you could have avoided wasting your time responding. Do yourself a favor next time.
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Old 08-23-18, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by wolfchild View Post
Automotive wheel bearing/general purpose grease has served me very well... No need to buy overpriced bicycle specific grease.
+2-4 depending on how many others have quoted you. Same for chainlube, frame saver, etc. The house brand from the local auto parts store work well enough.
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Old 08-23-18, 10:46 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I gave him the product name, so I did provide assistance. I believe people should exhibit at least some self-reliance when given sufficient information to do so. If I wanted to spoon feed people I would have had kids.

Adios, muchacho.
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Old 08-23-18, 11:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Hoopdriver View Post
And had your first post been anywhere near helpful to the OP you could have avoided wasting your time responding. Do yourself a favor next time.
My first post was fully helpful. I provided the type of product (chain lube), its name (NFS) and my opinion that the product is the best chain lube, by far. The OP then asked "What is NFS?" As my first post expressly states; "NFS is the best chain lube." The OP could easily research the product based on the information I provided, so what more was there to add in response to his specific question whish, as noted above, was "What is NFS?"?

The iggy list is sprouting up like a teen boy today.
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Old 08-23-18, 11:37 AM
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Lithium grease.
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Old 08-24-18, 01:18 AM
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I’ve just ordered a few tubes of Park Tool PPL-1 Polylube 1000. It’s advertised as a multipurpose bike grease and won’t harm carbon fibre.

Being a ‘made for cycling’ product, it is expensive for what it is, but I got it at a very good discount, plus it’s a Park Tool product so should be of decent quality.

I plan on getting a grease gun as the tube is compatible with grease guns.
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Old 08-24-18, 05:45 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Bwa ha ha, this is the first I've seen of the LMGTFY. Excellent. I haven't heard of NFS, and I'll be needing a bottle of chain lube soon. Does it clean as well as the finish line dry I've been using? Do you prefer to pre clean before applying?

For the OP I was in a pinch the other day and used petroleum jelly to pack my mtb headset.
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Old 08-26-18, 01:03 AM
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Old school Phil Wood waterproof grease works everywhere you need grease (bearings, bottom bracket, seat tube), you can use your choice of oil for those spots which need oil (derailleur pivots, brake arm pivots, lever pivots, etc). Grease and oil are cheap, you can get a decade's worth for the same price as double quarter pounder meal at McDonald's.
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Old 08-26-18, 10:36 AM
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Boat Trailer Wheel bearing grease, was the MTB/ all weather, go to stuff
in the 80's..
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Old 08-26-18, 07:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Jon T View Post
I use Phil Wood's green water proof grease for every thing except the chain. Been using it 40 years. Never had any equipment failure because of, nor lack of, Phil's grease.
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Yes, this is my strategy. Phil grease stayts put. I have been using the same tube for many, many years.

I also use it for salt water surf fishing reels. It really protects.
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Old 08-27-18, 01:43 PM
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Originally Posted by wolfchild View Post
Automotive wheel bearing/general purpose grease has served me very well... No need to buy overpriced bicycle specific grease.
do you have the name for that?
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Old 08-27-18, 04:21 PM
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Originally Posted by wolfchild View Post
Automotive wheel bearing/general purpose grease has served me very well... No need to buy overpriced bicycle specific grease.
I have been using the same Kendal Blue grease that I use for my car on my bicycles.
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Old 08-27-18, 06:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
It would've been just as easy to answer the question as type "Google is your friend."

I really get tired of the forced attempts at snarky wit. If you're not interested in helping someone, why bother posting anything at all?

I like Phil Wood grease, especially for cup and cone hubs...though others might be preferable for certain applications.
I googled it. Network File System (NFS)
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