d. After every 40 hours, apply one or two drops of PL special oil to the frame hinges,
pin catches in the cross braces, bearing latch hinges, and the crank handle catch.
e. Lubricate the divided axle for reel unit R31-E, as follows (see Figure 46):
After 40 hours, remove the screw holding the two axle sections together.
Slide the axle apart. Wipe all parts with cleaning compound; wipe with a clean,
Lubricate the internal bearing surface generously with grease.
Reassemble and wipe off excess grease.
21. Lubrication for low temperature operation. When reel unit RL-31(*) is used under
extremely low temperature conditions, lubricate the unit more frequently. Before each
lubrication, remove all traces of existing lubricant by washing the part with cleaning compound.
Failure to remove old lubricant will result in impaired performance at low temperatures.
Lubricate with grease and oil. When lubricating, apply only sufficient lubricant to prevent wear
of moving parts. Remove all excess lubricant.