I got decent results with Vaseline and loosening up the slide. I found it had to be loosened up quite a bit in fact. Loosen a screw, pull the stator apart advmarcantonio
... Those are cool. I'd actually thought of making a watch like that at one point, but never got around to it (watches are one of my other hobbies). Stefan --smvorkoetter
Depends if it is just rough to slide or actually seized. I only mess with metal ones. I do very little with wood, bamboo, and plastic. For only a bit of roughbillmaclane
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