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#1 Aqua_soul

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:39 AM

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Can anybody advice me on what silicone grease can be used with the Seatool housings. I have a opaque main o-ring and a black o-ring at the front behind the port.

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P.S. I obviously looking for a silicone other than their branded product as I think its ridiculously priced.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 03:31 AM

I have only one lubricant for all my diving equipment + housings: christo-lube 111 or Tribolube 71. For static orings on the housing christo-lube 128 is even better.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:44 AM

Thanks scuba_d
What is static o-rings?

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:47 PM

A static o-ring is an o-ring which seals between two motionless surfaces, like your main housing o-ring. All of the o-rings in an underwater housing can be lubed as static o-rings.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 05:19 PM

I also use Tribolube 71 for all my housing o-rings regardless of type of material. I use it on black, blue, yellow and red o-rings. It does not make the silicone ones swell.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:33 PM

Thank you Pete and Elmer.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 01:52 AM

Hi Pete

Just would like to double check, is it 128 or 129 for the Christo-lube.
I am not finding info on 128.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:43 AM

Hi Geo,

Yes, it is Christo-lube 129. I typed it wrong.
http://www.scubatool...oz-syringe.aspx

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