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Old 11-05-2018, 08:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by larryc View Post
What is the best to lubricate the ways (once they're clean) so the tail stock slides easier?
I've used both silicone and teflon spray lubricants, and also paste wax. But I think the best results have been from white lithium grease (the stuff that they sell for lubricating garage doors).
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