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Old 10-29-2016, 08:05 PM
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Grease gun question

Like most people who maintain their vehicles, there is the common grease gun hanging in the garage here. Because it dribbles oil at a very slow rate, as it seems everyone elses does, there is a small can under it to catch the offending oil and stop the mess. There has just got to be an alternative to this, so I ask:

a) is there a better alternative to the common and been around forever grease gun (lever actuated to pump) that doesn't rain oil?

b) if not, is there a synthetic grease (other than amsoil) for suspension and steering parts that doesn't generate an oil slick when inserted into the common grease gun?

c) or, if no to a) and b) what are others doing to not have a mess?
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Old 10-29-2016, 08:22 PM
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Small disposables for like $10 at the box stores. I have several packages of them here and there. Enough to grease a couple front ends, cheap enough to throw away when it's out.
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I just deal with the damn mess....rubber gloves, brakleen...grumbling..
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Old 10-29-2016, 09:33 PM
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.96c waste basket... i just stick the gun in there and let it drip all it wants... got tired of cleaning up the counter everytime i went out into the garage... problem with baggies is itll run up the side of the gun till it reaches the top and flow over.. (use to use the bags the papers came in just seemed to expedite it..) one thing i have noticed over the years was that the synthetics seem to do it more than the nonsynthetics did.. what i cant figure out is why it only seems to do it in the guns.. have 3 tubes sitting on the shelf.. not a drip.. put it in the gun.. it drips..
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I have a air grease gun because I'm lazy. The regular guns I havery
I pull the reload rod out on mine the very seldom ever leak any grease.
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I have a air grease gun because I'm lazy. The regular guns I havery
I pull the reload rod out on mine the very seldom ever leak any grease.
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On all my grease guns. I pull the rod out of the bottom that you you pull to put a new tube of grease in and my guns never leak.
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lol poor randy... will just have to keep the liqueur away then... lol
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