Re: [Classicrendezvous] Substitute for S/A gear oil


In-Reply-To: <4.3.2.7.1.20001107085715.00ab0580@pop.erols.com>
References: <4.3.2.7.1.20001107085715.00ab0580@pop.erols.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 11:33:49 -0500
To: Harvey M Sachs <sachs@erols.com>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: Sheldon Brown <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Substitute for S/A gear oil


Harvey M Sachs wrote:
>With the demise of Sturmey Archer, we have a Really Important Job
>before us: What is the best substitute for S/A oil. It has been
>part of my life for decades, finding uses far beyond internal hubs.
>I love it for lubricating freewheels, for example. I used to use it
>for knife whetting, but will have to give that up to preserve my
>supply...

We've got plenty in stock. The Nottingham oilfields are still producing hundreds of barrels per day of this unique natural resource...

...however, I prefer Phil Wood Tenacious Oil for everything I used to use S-A for, and it even comes in a container that can be carried in a bike bag without leaking!

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