Prefered tuner lube?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Guitar & Bass Technical Discussion' started by SamBooka, Apr 12, 2015.

  1. SamBooka

    SamBooka Member

    Dec 8, 2009
    In another post I had a couple of stiff tuners. They were new and shouldnt be so stiff. Some of them broke in after a blast from pegwinder on a drill but one of the others I pretty much drove all the old lube out and packed it with new stuff.

    So... I always used to use lithium grease. It works but sometimes the results are less than spectacular. Erlewine suggest vaseline cut with a bit of naptha so it penetrates (tried it this time and dont see it is that much better than lithium. The last time I tried to `save` some vintage klusons neither were of much help)

    What do you prefer to grease vintage kluson style tuners?

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