Good points about the potential pitfalls of silicone-based lubricants. They are hard to remove. That is also one of their great benefits. Volatilization andanalogscales
Silicone oil is exceptionally difficult to remove, and impossible from plastics for the following reason. The European Space Agency (and probably NASA too)craig_sawyers
there are usually a few instruction manuals available on eBay--some specific to Pickett From: "disco1999@... [sliderule]" To:eltonmichael45
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