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    4x8 bandsaw oil

    Been reading on this and I just want to 101 on what oil for the fear box on the HF 4x6.

    I just bought a used one and will be doing as much cleanup as I can to get this thing going.

    Thanks

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    Re: 4x8 bandsaw oil

    According to the HF manual, use 140 wt gear oil.

    https://manuals.harborfreight.com/ma...3999/93762.pdf
    Jim Dawson
    Sandy, Oregon, USA

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    Re: 4x8 bandsaw oil

    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Dawson View Post
    According to the HF manual, use 140 wt gear oil.

    https://manuals.harborfreight.com/ma...3999/93762.pdf
    I hear That GL5 is bad for brass...

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    Re: 4x8 bandsaw oil

    Quote Originally Posted by truckeic View Post
    I hear That GL5 is bad for brass...

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    OK, use pure 140 wt mineral oil. GL1
    Jim Dawson
    Sandy, Oregon, USA

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