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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #20 on: September 30, 2018, 01:44:36 PM »
Either the Lincoln lithium ion gun or the DeWalt 20v will leave you pleased, I held out for awhile but then realized how much time they save and also getting grease into places better. On a side note pnuematic grease guns are awesome, just they can make a mess real quick! Used to use one hooked up to a 15 gallon pale of grease in the back of a service truck, if you cranked the volume and air you could shoot a was of grease across a parking lot..... Not that anyone would do such a thing... Or at co-workers...
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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #21 on: September 30, 2018, 04:45:21 PM »
 Itís a LockNLube and cost more than my grease gun, $30.  Teamed with a flex hose, itís the only gun I reach for now.  No more bending over and pumping a gun.  Itís that good.  
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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #22 on: October 23, 2018, 09:54:12 AM »
I received my Lube shuttle locking coupler. It seems to lock on extremely well but is harder to get to engage than the Lock N Lube one. On the other hand, it is slightly smaller outside diameter and thus fits in some tight places better. At any rate, I really like the Lube Shuttle grease gun. It however is pricey at just under $60 U.S. about 3 months ago. It's the first gun I ever owned that was easy to bleed the air out to get it primed. It however is not USA made, it comes from Germany.
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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2018, 07:02:02 AM »
 I have a couple Lincoln grease guns, one regular and one pistol grip. Both work well, the only problem I've had is priming them when I add a new tube of grease. I've found that removing the hose is all they need to prime them when they get air locked.
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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2018, 07:45:07 AM »
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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #25 on: October 24, 2018, 08:31:32 PM »
Had a powered Lincoln and Milwaukee, love Lincoln and have never had an issue getting it primed.
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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #26 on: December 13, 2020, 10:06:21 PM »
No way do I have enough grease gun use to justify a powered gun but I had grown weary of trying to hold the grease gun nozzle with one hand and pump with the other.  I even tried the one handed pistol grip but that did not work either.


 
I was at the farm this weekend and got an opportunity to try out my new Lincoln 1147 and the Lock-N-Lube.  I must say that I now have a winning combination.  The Lock-N-Lube stays exactly where it is placed on the Zerk and the 1147 handle gun packs the punch.  Away with the old one hand squeeze gun.
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« Reply #27 on: December 13, 2020, 10:13:08 PM »
Thatís the same combo I ended up with and itís been  working fine for me. Not sexy, not powered, but gets the job done with no hassles. Canít make the rt angle adapter I got work though. 

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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #28 on: December 14, 2020, 04:30:52 PM »
I would have to count them, to remember how many I have, but almost all are Alemite's.  I got tired of replacing the cheap ones, and replaced them all with new Alemite's.

The one single purpose one is for greasing the front end of the dually.  It's a single hand pump one, with a four foot hose, so I can get it up over front end parts to come down on one that's in a hard to get to place.

Some have the locking end, but some don't, like the close quarters right angled one.

Then, there's the one for cornhead grease, for gearboxes, that doesn't have an end on it.

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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #29 on: December 14, 2020, 08:02:30 PM »
I like to have a grease gun on every machine. The best ones I have are older blue Lincolns. Those 2 have thick L.E. synthetic grease [not cheap] in them. One stays on the log picker the other in the sawmill. Others are in holders on tractors. I have been buying the cheap black ones from tractor supply with no problems yet.

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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #30 on: December 19, 2020, 01:56:50 PM »
I was fighting getting my grease gun to prime. Bought a milwaukee and love it. Than I discovered grease tubes need to be stored upright in order to prevent air pocket when installed in gun. Old gun worked great after all when grease is stored properly. 

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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #31 on: December 19, 2020, 08:52:41 PM »
Changed oil in the new to me F-450, and it has zerks that are hard to connect to, like need a opening on the side of your typical grease gun end.  Anybody have a solution for it?  4x4 truck
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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #32 on: December 19, 2020, 09:13:32 PM »
I use the 18 volt dewalt like the guy in the video shows.....I would hate to do with out it.  Hold the end on the alimite and hold down the trigger.  I fill mine out of a 55 gal. barrel of grease that was in a  semi trailer I bought years ago.   Ill never run out of grease.  Tim
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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #33 on: December 19, 2020, 09:38:14 PM »
You can buy those side open grease deploying thingys.  TSC sells them.  I have a long needle that works for hard to reach ones too, snaps into my Loc-N-Lube to hold it securely then just put the tip into the detent.  
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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #34 on: December 19, 2020, 09:41:23 PM »
like need a opening on the side of your typical grease gun end.
Try this: 90į Coupler

Or this:  Lincoln 5883 Slotted-Coupler
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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #35 on: December 20, 2020, 12:31:34 AM »
Magic is on it👆👆 I have the Lincoln side opening one, it works well for some of those impossible to get to zerks.
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Re: Grease guns
« Reply #36 on: December 20, 2020, 08:01:36 AM »
The slotted nozzle has to stay on the grease gun whereas the 90į is simply an adapter that couples to the existing nozzle/LockNLube.
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