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Old 06-13-2018, 12:33 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I use this in both my lathe and milling machine gear boxes...


https://www.walmart.com/ip/MOBIL-Mob...e6&athena=true


I use this for the ways and all the oilers...


https://www.amazon.com/VACTRA-OIL-NO...70_&dpSrc=srch


It's more $ up front but it will last a looooooong time!


I change my gearbox oil every two years but could probably go a lot longer. I have oil sight glasses on both machines, the oil is clear and never gets "dirty" looking.
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