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Old 06-09-2019, 08:50 AM
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Default DeWalt 20v Grease Gun

I have used the typical hand pump grease gun and have a few trailers. Finally decided to treat myself to a electric gun. WOW! purges easier and makes the job simple and QUICK! Did my one axle trailer this morning and it made the job a breeze. Could always get by with a manual grease gun and thought these electrics were for people who used these things for a living. Since I just bought another 3 axle trailer, I decided to treat myself and glad I did.
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Itís the best trailer tool I own. I flush the grease out of my hubs all the time.
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I wish Kobalt would make 24v one.
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I've got 2 Milwaukee M18 guns...love them.
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Was just thinking about getting one the other day - until I saw the price, best I saw was 170ish.
think I'm gonna go pnumatic and save some $
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Originally Posted by strange View Post
Was just thinking about getting one the other day - until I saw the price, best I saw was 170ish.
think I'm gonna go pnumatic and save some $

how would pneumatic work on the road? i have had the pneumatic ones, found the old manual guns were faster!
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Originally Posted by strange View Post
Was just thinking about getting one the other day - until I saw the price, best I saw was 170ish.
think I'm gonna go pnumatic and save some $
$170 is cheaper than a bearing failure most of the time.
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Originally Posted by Rolandt03 View Post
how would pneumatic work on the road? i have had the pneumatic ones, found the old manual guns were faster!
My experience is that it takes at least half a tube of grease to flush out one of my hubs. No way anyone is pumping three of four tubes of grease by hand. I LOVE my electric grease gun.
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I own a landscaping business. I grease the mowers every morning before they go out. I canít believe I used to do this with a manual gun. The dewalt is amazing. Works great and is very simple and fast.

Caj do you flush the grease out only after a trailer is dunked in salt water? Or just simply to keep the grease fresh?

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Originally Posted by GradyGravelyFord View Post
I own a landscaping business. I grease the mowers every morning before they go out. I canít believe I used to do this with a manual gun. The dewalt is amazing. Works great and is very simple and fast.

Caj do you flush the grease out only after a trailer is dunked in salt water? Or just simply to keep the grease fresh?


Same here, 14 years owning a lawn and landscape business and always used a manual grease gun. This dewalt saves so much time.
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Originally Posted by GradyGravelyFord View Post
I own a landscaping business. I grease the mowers every morning before they go out. I canít believe I used to do this with a manual gun. The dewalt is amazing. Works great and is very simple and fast.

Caj do you flush the grease out only after a trailer is dunked in salt water? Or just simply to keep the grease fresh?

I do both.
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Electric guns are great. They donít hit quite the same pressure as some of the high end guns such as a Lincoln for clearing stuck grease passages, but for 99% of applications they save serious time and frustration.
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Does it leak? I have a problem with my manual gun leaking and I hate that. I would buy it just to end that situation.
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Originally Posted by cajflynn View Post


My experience is that it takes at least half a tube of grease to flush out one of my hubs. No way anyone is pumping three of four tubes of grease by hand. I LOVE my electric grease gun.
i meant that the manual gun was faster than the pneumatic! im with you, electric gun and call it a day!
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Originally Posted by pdsw View Post
Does it leak? I have a problem with my manual gun leaking and I hate that. I would buy it just to end that situation.
Assuming you have a flex hose gun, get a grease gun bracket. Put the gun in the bracket with the hose/pump head facing down, then run the hose back so that it is pointed upwards and secure it in the clamp. One side of the clamp has an indent to hold the hose. Most guns tend to drip from the handle you pull back to load them, and from the tip of the hose. As long as both of those are pointed upwards, they won't leak during storage. May still have some seepage when using in hot weather, but that's the nature of the beast.

Also, synthetic greases tend to drip less than conventional.

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Originally Posted by Rolandt03 View Post
how would pneumatic work on the road? i have had the pneumatic ones, found the old manual guns were faster!
Its for the shop.
I have a couple spare sets of bearings for the road. The times I've had bearing problems on the road no amount of grease would have helped them.
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Originally Posted by strange View Post
Its for the shop.
I have a couple spare sets of bearings for the road. The times I've had bearing problems on the road no amount of grease would have helped them.
correct no mount of grease would help a failure, but once you make the repair on the side of the road, you still have to add grease!
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Prepacked
in a new hub
I've played that game too many times
I keep 2 rtg
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Prepacked
in a new hub
I've played that game too many times
I keep 2 rtg
even though they are pre packed wouldnt they still need a little more grease once installed to complete the fill of grease?
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Have that same gun at the farm. Without it greasing all of the equipment would take hours.

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