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Ken Johansen

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I have a Roots 59 blower on a Power Clean NXT 59 TM. What generic - over the counter- synthetic lubricant / oil can I use in place of the Roots oil that they want $27 per quart for. The price is not really the issue - I need it today. Thanks. Ken
 

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Ken Johansen

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Thanks for the replies. I ended up calling Jon-Don. Their equipment repair department is very knowledgeable. No hesitation in their recommendation so I ordered a couple quarts from them. No second guessing what goes into the blower.
 

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These locations would be 3 to 4 hours away, but the Roots product should be available at the former Sunbelt location in Raleigh (now Aramsco) and at Interlink Supply in Greensboro (336-299-2299). Both places usually stock it, but I would call before making a day trip.
 

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These locations would be 3 to 4 hours away, but the Roots product should be available at the former Sunbelt location in Raleigh (now Aramsco) and at Interlink Supply in Greensboro (336-299-2299). Both places usually stock it, but I would call before making a day trip.
Considering Ken's location, just about everything is a few hours away, lol. And as lovely as that area is, it's well worth it! (I tend to go running away to Bryson City when I need a break from humanity.)
 

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Ive ran 30wt non detergent in my pressure pump in a pinch before but would never run it in my blower as a gear oil.


I thought that 30wt non detergent was suggested for a pressure pump. What would you suggest? I’m going to rebuild my pump seals and will be changing the oil. Thank you sir.
 

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Poor cats, being harvested for oil!

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