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JeepCJ

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Pennellville NY (Syracuse Heli Group)

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Besides using the Bosch purple grease in the tail. Does anyone use it
to repack bearings? or is there something better?

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Doug

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That is a very good grease with a very high "drop point" used for aircraft magnetos and it should work great in all areas.

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whrlybrd

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I like the stuff, but was a bit hard to find. I went to a specialty tool supply center that handles Bosch tools. They showed me a huge air hammer that uses this in the bearings. If it is used for this environment then it should work for us. A bit expensive at $14 for 225ml tube but that should last me a long time.

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invrtd

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Victorville CA

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grease

Can you give us some info on where you found the grease.

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Blair

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Bosch Grease

No Dave,

My Milli came with a tiny black tube of whitish/yellow mystery grease.

You can still buy the 45ml tube from Ron Lund (S1314) for $8.71.

I'm thinking that big tube for $14.00 is a much better deal.

Where was that at?

Can anyone tell me what "drop-point" means?

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Doug

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"Drop point" is the temperature at which the grease starts to drip (or "drop off"). In our application it means that at high operating temp The grease stays put. Even the main rotor bearings get quite warm while flying and the TR shaft bearings or anything that is operating at a high fraction of engine RPM can benifit

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Carps

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Caterham, Surrey, England

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Anyone in the UK that wants this you can get if rom the following:

MCA Tools - 0870 2414362

The part number is 161 5430001 for 225ml or 161 5430005 fro a small tube. The big tube is about £10 plus Her Majestys'

They are geared up for mail order, and have it in stock.

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Razmo

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Awesome, I just placed an order. Thanks guys!

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Razmo

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Guys,

I recieved my Bosch Grease yesterday per Carps suggestion. It's rather confusing but the grease is not purple. It's a translucent yellowish grease but there is a sticker on the box that says Purple Grease.

Does any know whether this is the replacement grease to that of the purple grease that we know?

Ray Hostetler, the nice guy he is, is sending me a dab of his purple grease so that I can compare consistency.

I'll let you know what I find...

Thanks,
Raz

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RyanW

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If you can't find the purple grease, here are some alternatives:

Slick 50 One Grease- perfect for the tail gears. This is the only stuff that I have ever found that actually stays in the gears after many hours of flying. All of the other stuff, including the Bosch would be covering the sides of the tail box with very little remaining on the gears after about 50 flights.

*** side note, do not use this to repack bearings. It has small particles in it that is perfect for the gears in the tail box, but not for precision bearings***

Motul Tech Grease 300- simply the best grease for thrust bearings, repacking radial bearings and especially for o-ring dampers/spindles.

Hope this helps.
-Ryan

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JEEPWORLD2002

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use triflo syn grease

Trex600n Trex500 Mikado LoGo5003d// Hacker, CastleCreations,Ys 50, JR 7703d/8900, Radix

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Razmo

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Thanks Guys,

These suggestions could certainly come in handy.

I was able to compare. The translucent yellowish grease labeled Purple grease feels slicker than the purple colored grease. I'm sending a sample to Ray to get his opinion as well.

What I'm thinking here, the new yellowish grease is the new formulated purple grease.

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Raz

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mopardan

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Wantagh N.Y. USA

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TRY ROYAL PURPLE ULTRA-PERFORMANCE GREASE

ROYAL PURPLE ULTRA-PERFORMANCE® GREASE, 14.5 OZ TUBE (UBP2-T)

http://www.ccmotorsports.net/cgi-bi...ductid=grease52

Limited quantities….available only while supplies last

Ultra-Performance® Grease satisfies a wide range of grease requirements and is recommended for bearings and general purpose use. Ultra-Performance® Grease is a high performance, multi-service, aluminum complex, synthetic grease. Its outstanding EP capabilities and excellent water resistance to both emulsion and washout are achieved through its superior blend of synthetic base oils plus Synslide ® additive technology -- Royal Purple's unique, proprietary, noncorrosive, EP additive technology. Ultra-Performance® Grease significantly increases bearing life and equipment reliability and makes bearings run smoother, cooler, quieter, longer and more efficiently. Ultra-Performance® Grease can be pumped at low temperatures, is stable at high temperatures and has excellent oxidation resistance to extend service life and to provide a margin of safety between relubrication intervals.

SKU: ROY-UBP2-T
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Price: $9.99 (USD)

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z11355

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they changed the purple grease to that yellowish formula about 4 years ago.

you can get it at any Bosch tool supplier.

There is one in Norwood, MA

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mopardan

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Wantagh N.Y. USA

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Bosch Grease

I found tubes of the Bosch grease that I use but the part # on the tube is 5700052005 not the same you have posted here.

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mopardan

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Grease on e bay

There is a guy on e bay selling the Bosch grease with the same part # but its the yellow/clear one.

**NIP** Genuine Bosch Gear Grease Tube.

Item number: 300027582830

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mundo330

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Holly Springs, GA, USA

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Bosch Purple Grease

A large tube of this used to come with every kit from Schluter. With all the Schluters I had I only recently opened my last tube. I still have a quarter tube left but will be looking shortly. This is great stuff and I used it for multiple purposes. Helicopters, tools, motorcycles, lawn mower drive system, etc. It has never let me down

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