Model Railway Forum banner
1 - 1 of 13 Posts

· Premium Member
2,740 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
I spotted this whilst browsing the Hornby website. There was somebody looking for guidence on which oils to use on models and clearly Hornby staff on the front line should have a very good idea which oils work best:-

QUOTE By Kenn (Hornby)
Tue 2 Jan 2007 15:38
Hello again,

I have discussed this "lubrication" issue with our repair engineers...

The best type of oil is something like "sewing machine" oil or just a general "light" oil... "3 in One." use any oil sparingly.

Internal gearing which is inaccesable is usualy greased. "Model Railway Grease" is available from various stockists. A Google search will find what you need...

Hope this helps..


A lot of us seem to use WD-40 and this really is not a good idea as it is too thin to do any lasting good.

Happy modelling
1 - 1 of 13 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.