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Thread: Robotics with PIC16F877 anyone??
face BY : Dan Michaels email (remove spam text)

Roman Black wrote:
>Hi Dan, use some light machine oil on the bronze motor bearings,
>will extend motor life a lot. Also see if you can get some
>"super-grease" for the multiple gear gearbox, it will make it
>quieter and reduce wear. This super sticky grease will even
>help a bit with backlash. If you can enclose around the gears
>with anything this is even better, just fill it with a couple
>cc's of grease. You can get good long term results from these toy
>motors with some professional lubing.

Tamiya includes some grease with the geartrain. Haven't used
it yet. Don't know how super it is. So far tried w/o same, and
very noisy. The way the cage is built, it would be quite easy
to enclose. All in all, the Tamiya dual-motor is a nice system
for the price.

best regards,
- Dan Michaels

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