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Old April 2nd, 2010, 04:16 PM   #46
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DOC (or anyone). I have searched the forums for "storing bearings" "bearing storage" "bearing tubes" and numerous other search terms with little luck.

What is the best way to store bearings for longer-term. Right now I oil them and stick them in baggies, but that isn't ideal for me. I was thinking coin tubes or some other air-tight cylinder.

BUT even if I found something, what is the best storage oil-something more viscous? WD-40 prevents corrosion, is that enough?
Seal 'em and put a little desiccant in the tube as well.

Every once in a while you can score tubes that hold 50 bearings on eBay...
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