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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:25 am    Post subject: oilers  Reply with quote

what do you guys use to apply oil (steam/other) to your engines.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Inline lubricator for steam oil on bigger engines
For  small tin toys  a drop between port faces

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I meant like a small bottle filled with oil and nozzle to put a drop of oil on parts. Like a very small oil can.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Something  like this or similar
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use syringes with the long metal "needle" as a precision oiler



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So do I for the steam oil its difficult  to get the oil theres a resistance to suckered up.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yes with steam oil I just take it straignt from the bottle the 1/2 liter bottles I buy come with a spout and that pores well, (I use 460 steam oil)
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm not sure on the grade of steam oil I have
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