What happens to gearboxes when not stored properly

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What happens to gearboxes when not stored properly

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So how do you suggest storing?

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In a nice dry area inside on the flat on a pallet atill with oil in them. For compomets I reccomend spraying them with liquid lanolin, I use a product called Lanotec HD or you could brush them with grease
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Thanks for that; I think I would also periodically spin the input/output shafts to move the oil about.

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