Re: K-36 #487 in HOn3 - Headlight?

Russ Norris

I bought two of the 4 oz. bottles -- one clear and one red.  I couldn't figure out the difference from what was posted, so I decided to try them both.  Thanks for the tip.

Russ Norris

On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 12:01 PM Bill Lugg <luggw1@...> wrote:
I found the liquid at for about $3
less than MSC Direct and their shipping is about $2 less than MSCDirect.

It looks like this stuff is great for machining too.  I'm getting a
couple of bottles of the liquid, one for the modeling table downstairs
and one for the shop.  At $7.75 a bottle, you can't beat it.

Bill Lugg

On 10/11/2018 12:37 AM, Dale Buxton wrote:
> Larry,
> Several years ago I needed some more Boelube and could not find it on
> the PBL web site then either. I found it at a small aircraft
> construction suppler that specializes in Spruce Wood. (
> ) I thought the connection was strange
> but they stocked both liquid and and stick form.  A 4 oz. bottle was
> reasonable in price (about $12 and the stick was about $4). I think I
> like the liquid better than the stick. Which reminds me, I need to
> order some more.
> I just did a quick search for the stuff and found it at  MSC Direct.
> They have a better price point and always have really fast delivery times!
> Dale Buxton
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 9:10 PM LARRY KLOSE <lklose@...
> <mailto:lklose@...>> wrote:
>     Re drilling and hazards to the model from parts falling off, PBL (Sn3
>     Specialist) sells or sold a product called Boelube for lubricating
>     drills.
>     Developed by Boeing, it helps by enhancing cutting speed and
>     keeping the
>     work piece cooler.  I don't see it on the web site but maybe that's an
>     oversight.  Try calling to see if it's still available.  PBL part
>     no. 800.
>     This is an industrial product so it may no longer be available in
>     small
>     quantities.
>     Ask Joe Melhorn who recently posted about drill speed.  In the
>     course of an
>     LED and decoder install for me he recently drilled some very
>     delicate light
>     castings soldered to one of my models and as I recall, he used a
>     pretty high
>     speed.  Nothing fell off.
>     Can't comment on the best route for the wiring.
>     Larry

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