|ashley needham||14/06/2021 10:57:58|
7433 forum posts
Trouble is there’s no right answer. Consider that a lot of racing craft have very high revving motors and use flexishafts, which are bits of speedo cable running in a full length nylon (or some such material) sleeve. These have to be greased after every race to re-lubricate them and dry them as they are not rustproof.
one chap here said he packed his offshore racer shafts with grease and had no trouble....but he must have been using a very powerful motor and the grease would have liquified a bit after a while with all that power going through it.
Not that I like them, but an oiler on a normal bronze-bearinged shaft would be adequate.
How powerful is the motor? For the few minutes running that these things get (comparatively) to be honest almost anything should do, with a drop of lube before running?
|Ray Wood 2||14/06/2021 11:39:15|
2583 forum posts
Yes my serious IC boat has a flexible shaft and a 26cc Zenoah engine , I havn't run it yet it still scare's me just looking at it sitting on the stand
|Eddie Lancaster||14/06/2021 12:05:20|
|849 forum posts|
Is there anything you haven’t tried Ray?
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