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Old 11-05-2003, 09:22 AM   #21
Claude Paradis
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I oil once a year - when putting away for the winter. Engines that I haven't run this season are generally just turned over a few times then put back on the shelf.
I run the engine dry. Run all the fuel out.
I use a good quality air tool oil and inject liberal amount. Air tool oil is specifically formulated to inhibit corrosion.
I then put the engine is a ziplock bag an put in the box.
If it is one of my more expensive engines - bigger 4 strokes, then the engine gets opened up and thoroughly rinsed with mineral spirits before the oiling and shelving.

All my engines are in as new condition. The only bearings I have ever replaced were in engines bought from other modellers.
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Old 11-05-2003, 06:43 PM   #22
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Claude l couldn't agree more.
It's not rocket science, but common sense.
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