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"Super Lube" OK for chain?

Old 04-29-07, 12:45 PM
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"Super Lube" OK for chain?

I have a small bottle of "super lube" from my fishing tackle box that I once used for lubing reels, I was wondering if I could use it on my bike chain. It reads "Multi-Purpose synthetic-based oil with PTFE". it says ideal for hunting, fishing, hobby, household, marine, automotive. Would this be ok to lube the chain with?
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Depends on how thick it is
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Its silicone based. I wouldnt think it would be all that great for a chain.

I bought some PB Blaster PTFE Dry Lube Ive used on the chain a couple of times. Worked okay but I went back to R&R Gold.
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where can I find bike chain specific lubes besides online and local bike shops? They have them at kmart/bennys or something? Havent seen any around here.
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Why not just buy a bottle of lube from a bike shop? I pay $6 for a bottle of ProLink and it lasts for months. I lube my chain every week.
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Boeshield T-9. I've read that it is sold by Sears too, but not in a bike-specific bottle. It's my lube of choice.
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Another vote to forget the multi-lube stuff. Spend $6 and get some pedro's Road Rage. Triflow seems to work a little better, I find that its hard as hell to get the damn stuff on the chain without it squirting everywhere.

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where can I find bike chain specific lubes besides online and local bike shops? They have them at kmart/bennys or something? Havent seen any around here.
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