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Ian Skeldon 210/05/2020 21:31:07
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Hi,

Can I just ask for some advice regarding maintaining my Boxford model c and keeping it in good condition.

I was of the opinion that the lubricating nipples were there to get oil into the various bearings. I recently tried to inject some oil into the nipples to ensure everything was ok, however the nipples appeared to be blocked, so I unscrewed the main the nipples in the head and discovered they were full of grease.

So do I use grease or oil to lubricate the main bearings and the counter shaft bearings?

Yngvar F10/05/2020 21:47:25
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Grease for the spindle bearings and oil for everything else I think.

Oldiron10/05/2020 22:23:17
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I always use grease very sparingly on the spindle and oil every where else on my "A"

regards

Ian Skeldon 211/05/2020 20:42:31
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Thanks for the replies, that would explain the nipples being full of grease then.

I will re-grease the spindle bearings and use oil on all the other parts, once again, many thanks.

Ian

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