On 2011/04/29 08:55, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote:
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.

Just be sure not to confuse lithium with loctite!!!



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