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Old 07-16-2020, 01:41 PM   #1
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Grease gun?

Anyone have a recommendation for a grease gun? I prefer the pistol-grip style. I've thrown away the last two I bought because the top threads leaked so badly.
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Old 07-16-2020, 06:08 PM   #2
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Re: Grease gun?

All my guns are Lincolns..I have both hand OP and air OP...hand op ive had over 25yrs..air OP I've had a couple yrs..no issues with either...my. buddy with construction business uses all dewalt cordless guns..he loves em
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Old 07-16-2020, 09:11 PM   #3
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Re: Grease gun?

Thanks. I love DeWalt tools, but I have a hard time paying $160 for a grease gun. I'm tempted, though...
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Old 07-16-2020, 10:09 PM   #4
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Re: Grease gun?

I know that's why I dont have the dewalt...but when hes going thru 3-4 tubes of grease per machine it's worth it to him
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Old 07-16-2020, 10:52 PM   #5
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Re: Grease gun?

I can definitely understand that. If I used it that much, I could definitely justify the DeWalt. I just need it for maintaining my own vehicles and equipment.
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Old 07-23-2020, 11:52 PM   #6
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Re: Grease gun?

I have this Lumax LX-1152 and like it just fine. After having oil seep from it and making a mess storing between maintenance times on my truck, I have decided to remove the grease cartridge from it whenever it is not in use. That way the grease is not under pressure. I bought a plastic bin with lid at Walmart and just keep the cartridges and the grease gun in that.

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Old 07-25-2020, 09:05 PM   #7
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I have a dewalt cordless. Absolutely love it. I got tired of pumping a pistol grip after 40 years. Holds a charge for many tubes. ( Did I say many???) Havnt had a problem since I purchased it 2 years ago and I grease several semi trucks and yrailers.
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Old 07-25-2020, 11:01 PM   #8
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Re: Grease gun?

I wish I could justify buying a DeWalt. I have all kinds of DeWalt tools, but I can't justify the expense of a grease gun because I just don't use it that often. I ended up buying a Milton. It looks pretty well made. It was made in India, not China. I haven't put it to use yet, but I should get to that next week.
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Old 07-26-2020, 03:29 PM   #9
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Re: Grease gun?

I bought a cheap battery powered grease gun from Northern Tool and added a Lock n Lube end to the hose. The switch in the trigger isn't the best but otherwise it works very well.

There are lots of grease fittings on my farm equipment and I am much better at doing the maintenance now.
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Old 07-27-2020, 02:32 PM   #10
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Re: Grease gun?

I've looked at the cordless ones many times for two reasons. 1) There area a bunch of grease fittings on a tractor with a front loader. 2) There are many times I need a third hand to hold the gun, hold the end, and then try to pump a hand pump unit. Being able to just push a button would be great.
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