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    If you search the database - this has been covered before 

    You want a grease gun and a heat tolerant suitable grease cartridge -- works out massively cheaper very quickly 

    think this was the one : https://landscapejuicenetwork.com/forum/topics/greasing-a-gearbox

    and i believe lithium high temp was a suitable alternative : 

    https://www.toolstation.com/shop/p89691?table=no

    im sure some can confirm or offer different ideas 

    greasing a gearbox
    Just preparing some machinery for the coming season and greasing my hedge trimmer gearboxes , The Efco will take the Stihl thread on grease tubes nic…
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    Any good quality high temp lithium (which is what the stihl hedge grease is, the other is a high temp graphite grease) will do. I use oregon as i got a box for very cheap. But buying it in either the 5kg tub kinda size and decanting it or by the cartridge will be cheaper.

  • I went as far as to drill the Stihl screw in caps and add a grease nipple to them, on the long reach hedgecutters. Won't work on the hand held ones however as they would sit on the protruding nipple when placed on the flat.

  • Cheers guys.

  • PRO

    Just to add an option.

    The Pellenc product uses a very high performance lithium waterproof grease in the blades for the helion range hedgcutters

    this is a 400g tube (large grease gun size) and can be purchased from any pellenc dealer under part number 45677 and retails £10.50 + vat

    this should last a very long time in seal type gearbox's and is perfect for open box's when water / moisture can penertrate into the housing  

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