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Old 11-24-2010, 08:34 AM   #1
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Just finished up a build with Habitat and some of my tools need a good cleaning. Jigsaw is covered in dust from laminate flooring and my impact driver and hammer drill have been in the mud a few times. What type of grease is generally used for rebuilding power tools? Would a No.1 moly grease do the job?

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Old 11-25-2010, 09:49 AM   #2
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I'll answer my own question - spoke with a local "tool guru" who says he uses an "extreme pressure grease" with moly, which is around the consistency of a No. 1. Looks a lot like the stuff from the factory; black, tacky, jiggles like pudding.

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I use white lithium for almost all shop tools, nowadays.
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