I keep a tube of Lubit-8 around the studio for such tasks. It has a
dispenser needle that makes it very handy for applying a small amount to
a specific area or screw. You can easily find it.
As John Chester noted, Krytox is excellent. I usually get it at
Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
On 5/29/2019 6:36 PM, John Chester wrote:
> On 5/29/19 8:40 PM, Richard L. Hess wrote:
>> Hi, Michael,
>> I bought a litre of that about 2002 when I had both Stucer A807s and
>> A810s. I also bought the PDP65. I think I have most of each litre
>> left. I thought they sold tiny sample jars, too.
> There is often someone on eBay selling GLY2100 in small bottles, but
> today the only listing I see is from someone in Australia, and the
> shipping is quite expensive.
>> Anyway, at the hardware store, my current favourite is Tri-Flo. I
>> used to like LPS-1, but I think Tri-Flo is better for this. TBH, I
>> haven't tried Tri-Flo in this application but I use it all the time
>> for hinges and stuff around the house. My garage door company
>> suggested Jig-A-Loo (may be Canadian) for the bearings and tracks,
>> but I haven't used it for as many things as Tri-Flo. Back around 1990
>> when I was on the Compuserve Photography Forum, several people
>> recommended Tri-Flo for tripods and it worked great there.
> I have found that Tri-Flo dries out after a few months. I like
> something that stays liquid as it ages, like Krytox GPL105, which is a
> very slippery low viscosity synthetic oil. (Works well on scrape
> flutter idler bearings, among other things.) Zoro.com has a 1 ounce
> bottle for $25.91. If you want a similar grease, try Krytox GPL205.
> -- John Chester