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Lubricating Screws


When I use paraffin to wax screws, most of it just flakes off. Is there a better lube?—Anon


Bruce Wedlock replies: Get a traditional ring that’s used for sealing toilet bowls. They are made from beeswax. Push the screw in and pull it out. More than enough wax will adhere to the threads, and it’s a one handed operation.

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