On Apr 29, 2011, at 5:17 AM, iJohn wrote: > On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 1:54 AM, Tina K. <penguir...@gmail.com> wrote: >> I think anything moist will attract dirt & debris, defeating the purpose. >> Perhaps graphite powder? > > Perhaps. But whatever was originally used seems to have been a fairly > standard "liquid" lubricant. > > So I'm thinking something not that special which works for both metal > and plastic. Maybe just some silicon lubricant from Home Depot?
A little (applied with a toothpick) lithium grease works for us. We got a little tube of it years ago. -- Bruce Johnson "Wherever you go, there you are" B. Banzai, PhD -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power Macs. The list FAQ is at http://lowendmac.com/lists/g-list.shtml and our netiquette guide is at http://www.lowendmac.com/lists/netiquette.shtml To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/g3-5-list