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

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Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 11:33:49 -0500
To: Harvey M Sachs <>,
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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

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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