Grease What Type Do You Use?

Discussion in 'Machinery' started by bluebell, Aug 29, 2018.

  1. bluebell

    bluebell Member

    I have been using shell gladus multipurpose extreme pressure grease cartridges for the past dozen or so years, for greasing the tractors the loader tractor, baler and all other jobs like muckspreader and all ptos, what do others use and why?
     
  2. Morris EP2. Its the one in the shop. Convenient and good enough
     
  3. nick...

    nick... Member

    Location:
    south norfolk
    What ever is on offer
    Nick...
     
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  4. Fuchs as it fits the Fuchs grease gun
     
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  5. Still Farming

    Still Farming Member

    Location:
    Glamorgan Wales
    Old Black stuff was good ?
     
  6. milkloss

    milkloss Member

    Location:
    East Sussex
    Jcb blue grease. I find it seems to put up with wet conditions like a telehandler headstock better than others.
     
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  7. Qman

    Qman Member

    Location:
    Near Derby
  8. Mursal

    Mursal Member

    General purpose, nothing to special
     
  9. KB6930

    KB6930 Member

    Location:
    Borders
    Jcb blue grease it seems to linger around longer than standard grease
     
  10. I am glad you brought up this subject as I have a 90 year old Amanco open crank engine and the big end and main bearings have grease cups and I was wondering what is best grease to use...
     
  11. jondear

    jondear Member

    Location:
    Devon
    Our Jcb dealers mechanic said the other day the Mvf grease was poor .Rekons the blue Jcb stuff lasts longer.
     
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  12. Mursal

    Mursal Member

  13. Ashtree

    Ashtree Member

    I’m a livestock farmer. What’s this grease stuff for?
     
  14. Molybdenum disulphide?
     
  15. Pretty much just use Lithium EP2 in everything now.
     
  16. essexpete

    essexpete Member

    Location:
    Essex
    Red stuff from our local Q8 supplier Eurolube. Phalax (or something like that sounds slightly rude).
     
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  17. Arceye

    Arceye Member

    Location:
    Topcroft
    He would do wouldn't he? MVF is EP2 the blue JCB grease is....different! I was told to use the JCB blue on the telehandler as above have said, it is better but regular EP2 in everything else.
     
  18. TomD

    TomD Member

    Majority of the grease will come from the same couple of factories the only difference between the jcb grease and most others will be a colour dye in it
     
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  19. nick...

    nick... Member

    Location:
    south norfolk
    Jcb blue grease seems ultra sticky
    Nick...
     
  20. TomD

    TomD Member

    I might be wrong but I think it's made by it ironside who manufacturer for a lot of others
     

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