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Post# 118122   12/14/2010 at 11:36 (3,456 days old) by Vaclover (Freestate, Virginia, South Africa)        

What is best for bushes?Oil or Grease?

Post# 118127 , Reply# 1   12/14/2010 at 13:34 (3,456 days old) by suckolux (Yuba City, CA)        

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This is new to me.

Post# 118128 , Reply# 2   12/14/2010 at 13:37 (3,456 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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are you talking about the bearings/bushings on a brush roll?

Post# 118140 , Reply# 3   12/14/2010 at 15:57 (3,456 days old) by powertank ()        

Bushings, a.k.a. sleeve bearings should be oiled with a lightweight machine oil. Ball bearings get grease, but you shouldn't grease them anyway- always replace them if they're worn.

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