Substitute for "Shell Gadus S2 U460L 2" ?

Inquiring Mind

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What do you guys use to grease a rotorhead bearing instead of recommended by Magni Shell Gadus S2 U460L 2 ?
I was unable to find it for sale in the US in standard cartridges, only 18kg bucket for $600+.
I also could not find any other brand substitute grease with inorganic clay thickener and viscosity of 460 to match recommended U460L .
TIA.
 
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Where do you live? I got a case of it from my local Jobber in Neosho, MO
 

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Where do you live? I got a case of it from my local Jobber in Neosho, MO
Thank you, Paul, but I've just received Supplemental Maintenance Manual from (and by) Greg Gremminger, and it suggests a substitutes available on Amazone in the US:

F) Lubrication:
i) SHELL GADUS S2 V460: liberally apply to all pivot points during final assembly:
• Rudder Pedals
• Upper Rudder Pivot
• Rotor head pivot bolts
• Liberally pack and apply bearing grease to all non-sealed bearings during final assembly:
• Nose wheel pivot bearing
• Lower Rudder bearing
• Main rotor bearings upon re-assembly
ii) GADUS S2 V100:
• Prerotator Bendix – very light coat on bearing surfaces and spiral gear.
• Grease fittings (three) on rotor head after assembly until grease comes out associated joints
• Prerotator ring gear teeth – use excess expelled grease from grease fittings lightly
iii) Moly-Graph:
• Prerotator Flex Cable - ¼” bead on flex cable inner core cable during insertion into sheath
• Clean up excess, leave thin coating on square ends for insertion during installation of flex shaft

I ordered S5 V460 2 & S5 V100 2 here:
S5 is higher performance and a bit more expensive grease than S2.

For Moly-Graphite:
Valvoline Moly-Fortified Gray Full Synthetic Grease
 
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