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Would A Light Pure Silicone Grease Work Better On Tne Twsbi Piston


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#1 Brianm_14

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 21:22

Wouldn't a light, pure silicone grease work better, and be easier to apply, on the TWSBI piston seal? Anyone try this?

I thought I read this suggestion somewhere. Thanks!
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Posted 11 September 2019 - 21:29

I just added a long post to a thread about lubricating MB pens.  The information there applies here too....


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Posted 11 September 2019 - 22:33

I have made a habit of applying grease to my TWSBIs, as it lasts a good deal longer than the oil they supply. This is less of an issue in the piston models, but in the Vacs the oil seems to dissolve from one filling to the next.


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Posted 12 September 2019 - 00:31

I have made a habit of applying grease to my TWSBIs, as it lasts a good deal longer than the oil they supply. This is less of an issue in the piston models, but in the Vacs the oil seems to dissolve from one filling to the next.

 

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Posted 12 September 2019 - 11:16

Thanks so much!
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