Bumper Boy O Rings - Page 3
The RetrieverTraining.Net Forums The Retriever Academy
Total Retriever Training with Mike Lardy
Hawkeye Media Gunners Up Tritronics Wildear
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 25 of 25

Thread: Bumper Boy O Rings

  1. #21
    Senior Member Codatango's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    San Jose, CA


    Not positive, but ACE Hardware should carry a selection of O-rings as well. And you'll find them faster than the warehouse stores.
    I needed to replace one for our kitchen sink stopper (bigger than 1" diameter) and I remember they had quite a selection of sizes. And this was at a small ACE neighborhood store.


  2. #22
    Senior Member chesaka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Chugiak, Alaska


    Quote Originally Posted by acemedic1 View Post
    I cant find any spray graphite like they show on the bb videos....regular powdered works the same right? Forgive my ignorance on the subject...thanks in advance.
    Go to any auto supply store

  3. #23
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Kinston, NC


    Quote Originally Posted by suepuff View Post
    #11's from Lowes and I use Lithium Grease regularly. You can tell when the o-rings need to be replaced. They stretch. If not greased regularly they dry rot and crack too.

    I take them off carefully with a small screw driver. If you just cut them off with knife you scratch the shafts.

    I don't seem to have problems with my bumper boys like others have stated. But I do all of the listed, plus, before I put the bumpers on each time, I clean them out with a rag wrapped around my heeling stick. Cleans out all the trash, gunpowder, gunk.....I have the old electronics and same servos too. They are 8 shooters used regularly. I am regularly reprimanded by a retired marine about my equipment though. His is in perfect condition!


    Sue Puff
    Sue, now you know our "retired marine" is a lovable little fuzz ball, I find it hard to believe he would reprimand anyone about anything. HA!

  4. #24
    Senior Member lablover's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Richmond, VA


    Grease attracts dust & grit. Not good.
    <--- Dooey, MH
    MHR Duckmates Fly Guy MH 05/17/94 - 07/17/08 "Flyboy"
    Candlewood Court Magician JH 1/31/02 - 8/2/12 "Magic Man"


  5. #25
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2008


    I got the graphite spray at NAPA auto store, $8 or so for the can. I tried Fastenal, but no luck, although the internet said they have it.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts