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Re: Maxwell cap filler plugs & oil

Original poster: "brian by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <ka1bbg1-at-mcttelecom-dot-com>

Gary, i would contact the mfg. and see if they would supply some oil. it is
castor oil bit it has been filtered, distilled and etc to make it special.
cul brian

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Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2001 10:03 AM
Subject: Maxwell cap filler plugs & oil

> Original poster: "Lau, Gary by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
> I've been meaning to ask this.  I found several Maxwell caps at a flea
> market  last year.  One of them is silent when shaken and I've been
> using this with great results.  The others all "slosh" when shaken.
> I've not yet used them and they appear to be unused.  They all have a
> plastic screw that can be removed, presumably to fill or drain the oil.
> Is it castor oil that is used in these?  Where can this be found?
> Anything else I should know about topping them off?
> Thanks, Gary Lau
> >When purchasing Maxwells, (I have 3), you never know their prior
> >history, ergo you never know their remaining life expectancy. It is
> finite.
> >Some have a plastic screw as a "filler plug"  these occasionally
> >leak during shipping or they leaked before shipping and weren't topped
> up.