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Thread: Lube

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    What is the best lube to use? Teflon or silicone base? Currently just using a water base for installing, but I think its probably only good for installing and not for the life of the o-ring.
    16x48 Intex above groud 6500 Gal. w/Krystal Clear (Intex) 16" sand filter & SWG system (2650 GPH). Two different homemade sprinklers, will post pics when I learn to use the forum better.

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    May 2007
    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: Lube

    Any silicone or teflon based plumbers lube is fine.
    19K gal, vinyl, 1/2 HP WhisperFlo pump, 200 sqft cartridge filter, AutoPilot Digital SWG, Dolphin Dynamic cleaning robot
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