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December 16, 2018, 01:18:20 pm
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claymoreminer
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« on: February 15, 2016, 02:37:07 pm »

I just purchased a Great Western 18" saw and am looking for an instruction manual and need to know what kind of oil to use in the hydraulic cylinder.  Thanks,
Clay
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« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2016, 08:52:14 am »

If you have a Tractor Supply near you, they should have hydraulic oil.  As to the cutting oil, food grade mineral oil is all that I use. Sold under many names such as technical white oil. Available from industrial oil distributors. Totally safe to use.
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« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2016, 07:37:38 pm »

I get my hydraulic oil from the John Deere tractor shop and the food grade mineral oil from the local feed mill.

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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2016, 11:42:36 am »

Thanks, Fred -
Am heading to my local feed store this afternoon.
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