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Old 07-16-2019, 06:18 PM
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Default old school sticky axle grease?

I'm getting ready to put the Reese 20K 5th wheel hitch back in service, It's the dual oscillating model (rocks in 2 planes) Both pieces ride in pin and saddle joints.

I want a heavy body stiff/sticky grease, that will stay put, under a white herculight cover (boat canvas material) sitting in the Florida sun. (I use a Teflon disc on the pin box plate, so I don't have to grease it, way less mess)

What should I be looking for? Source?

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Old 07-16-2019, 07:11 PM
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Crater. It's an open gear lube, used extensively in mining and also on fifth wheels. Just don't get it on your clothes.

Can't help you with a source.

Crater

http://www.matweb.com/search/datasheettext.aspx?

matguid=7d2c197599564a16b734959910989db2
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Old 07-16-2019, 08:26 PM
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https://www.mcmaster.com/10195k623

Or

https://www.mcmaster.com/10195k621

Same product different packaging.
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Old 07-16-2019, 08:57 PM
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Thank you very much men. I was having no joy finding the Texaco Crater, google foo being what it is, not a big surprise.

Ron, as usual the numbers you gave me are spot on. I closed my commercial account at Mc Master - car, so I will try da bay and amazon. Rollin, Rollin, Rollin...

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Old 07-16-2019, 10:24 PM
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Fifth wheel grease is about as close to permanent as you can get, if you get it on your clothes.
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Old 07-16-2019, 11:39 PM
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Thank you very much men. I was having no joy finding the Texaco Crater, google foo being what it is, not a big surprise.

Ron, as usual the numbers you gave me are spot on. I closed my commercial account at Mc Master - car, so I will try da bay and amazon. Rollin, Rollin, Rollin...

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Old 07-17-2019, 07:52 AM
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just an interesting aside.
Apparently Mc Master doesn't want to sell to me unless I give them my full pedigree, get on their spam mailing list and promise my first born. That kind of crap is why I cancelled my commercial account several years ago. Mc Master - carr has the grease for $9.71/tube. Camping world (local) would be happy to sell me a tube for only $17.80, imagine that.

Upside down inside out...

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Old 07-17-2019, 08:07 AM
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just an interesting aside.
Apparently Mc Master doesn't want to sell to me unless I give them my full pedigree, get on their spam mailing list and promise my first born. That kind of crap is why I cancelled my commercial account several years ago. Mc Master - carr has the grease for $9.71/tube. Camping world (local) would be happy to sell me a tube for only $17.80, imagine that.

Upside down inside out...

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You might be confusing Mcmaster with Grainger. I have a Mcmaster account
and only get emails when I place an order, never anything else, ever.

Grainger on the other hand is a PITA!!!
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Old 07-17-2019, 08:22 AM
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Camping World won’t have the actual product in stock. They will add on a service agreement and an inspection fee. And they will try to put you on a time share list.
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Old 07-17-2019, 08:25 AM
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You might be confusing Mcmaster with Grainger. I have a Mcmaster account
and only get emails when I place an order, never anything else, ever.

Grainger on the other hand is a PITA!!!
Yes and yes. I have ordered from MCM a few times and the only emails I get are specific order related.
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