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    To lubricate the outside part of the door latch, use "Door Ease" from the auto parts store, or you can use a toilet bowl wax ring from Menards for only $1.50, and this would be a lifetime supply. You don't want to use grease, which might get on clothing. It's bees wax and also works great for aluminum car top carriers where you have a cam action to lock the carrier to the rain gutter.

    Dave in our Model A club also reminded me that wax is used on grinding wheels to keep them from loading up when grinding aluminum.

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    Originally posted by Tom Wesenberg View Post
    To lubricate the outside part of the door latch, use "Door Ease" from the auto parts store, or you can use a toilet bowl wax ring from Menards for only $1.50, and this would be a lifetime supply. You don't want to use grease, which might get on clothing. It's bees wax and also works great for aluminum car top carriers where you have a cam action to lock the carrier to the rain gutter.

    Dave in our Model A club also reminded me that wax is used on grinding wheels to keep them from loading up when grinding aluminum.
    Tom, Crisco is also a good lubricant for surface grinding aluminum.

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    • Mitch
      Mitch commented
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      We use Cheetah grease at the shop
      It goes on wet and drys to a gel

      http://www.crestmidwest.com/default....temcode=CRSACG

    • Supergnat
      Supergnat commented
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      I save my bees wax candle from our Christmas Eve services. They come in handy for all sorts of things. Thanks for the tip to use it on door latches Tom.

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