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Old 04-25-2013, 01:20 PM   #1
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canister oring maintenance

What type of lube on orings petro jelly,silicone grease, spit lol. A little help please
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Old 04-25-2013, 09:01 PM   #2
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Vaseline works fine for me.
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Old 04-30-2013, 07:57 PM   #3
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I actually use the same silicone I use in my dive gear if Its safe for me to breath at depth then its gotta b safe for fish.
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:35 AM   #4
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What's the brand and where do I get it
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I use this on my 0-rings Original Petroleum Jelly | From the Vaselineģ Brand found everywhere, pharmacy, grocery store.
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:56 AM   #6
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Petroleum products tend to not play well with rubber swelling it over time so I was wondering if anyone used a silicone product like dielectric grease used in eletronics or similar
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Petroleum products tend to not play well with rubber swelling it over time so I was wondering if anyone used a silicone product like dielectric grease used in eletronics or similar
I used canola oil, excellent lubricant and harmless
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Old 05-01-2013, 01:26 PM   #8
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Tribolube Oxygen-Compatible Lubricant Tribolube 71 O2 Compatible Lubricant

The Aerospace Lubricants Tribolubeģ line of products are designed specifically for scuba diving applications. With over 35 years of background science, Tribolube offers superior extreme pressure and anti-wear properties, thus extending equipment life by dramatically reducing corrosion. Tribolube is a synthetic lubricant that is chemically inert, oxygen-compatible, non-migrating, odorless, non-toxic, and non-flammable.

Tribolube 71 is designed for open and closed circuit diving systems. This O2 safe lubricant is compatible with all o-ring seals and materials used in the scuba industry. Tribolube also offers significantly reduced residue buildup in comparison to other oxygen compatible lubricants. It is available in a choice of three types of packaging: a { 2 oz | 57 g } tube, a { 2 oz | 57 g } syringe, as well as a handy { 5 g | 0.18 oz } single use pillow pak.
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