It's called 'Tri-Flow Superior Lubricant'. I've used on my laptop fan as well that has a bearing going south. Worked really well. After two applications, it hasn't grinded since.
It would be nice if I could remove the old oil from the 1980s + my additions before putting more on... I'm just not sure how you could get in there to do that. I wonder if I could shoot it full of some aerosol contact cleaner like what I use on the ICs. That might get a decent portion of it cleared out... hm....
I have a few lubes I use for model trains, one's a sorta heavy one called Labelle 102 and the other is a thinner one, I think it's Labelle 107. You probably want the thinner one. However, if it's sticking because of the wrong lube it'd be good to clean off all the old lube before applying new. For... more
This is the lube I've been using- Erik_,Wed Sep 06 2023 1:13am
Almost has the consistency of gasoline.. smells terrible too. The 'PTFE' in the label is basically teflon. I looked up the wikipedia page and it looks like PTFE is also used in bearings so I guess it's the right stuff? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polytetrafluoroethylene My guess is that it's probably... more