Mostly geared toward 35mm but there are dedicated projector oils available from cinema suppliers: http://rsem.com/equipment-list.asp?search=true&quicksearch=projector+oil&submit=Go I use the Simplex oil (which for all I know is just re-branded automotive oil). All of which reminds me of the old joke: Q: How do you know when your Simplex needs oil? A: When it stops leaking. --Ed
From: Huckleberry Lain
Sent: Jan 24, 2014 2:10 PM
To: Experimental Film Discussion List
Subject: Re: [Frameworks] projector lubracant oil suggestions
Awesome! Thanks so much. I appreciate the help.
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On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 11:32 AM, Scott Dorsey wrote:
> > Sewing machine oil works great!
> Sewing machine oil can be a whole lot of different things! Some of it is
> as light as ISO 16, some of it is cheap oil that goes gummy, some of it
> is just perfect for the application.
> But most of it is awfully light.
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