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From: (Russ Kepler)
Subject: Re: gage block care
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2000 16:24:00 GMT

In article <>,
Ted Edwards  <> wrote:
>Russ Kepler wrote:
>> Lanolin on a chamois.
>I've used lanolin for joints on my recorders.  I would think it rather
>heavy for gage blocks.  Wouldn't you have to thoroughly clean it off
>with solvent before using the blocks?

Not with solvent, just a lint free cloth on the gaging surfaces.  If
you're not doing that already then you're not getting the most from
your gage blocks.

All it takes is a little lanolin on a chamois, and a quick pass on
the block as it goes back into the case.

Russ Kepler                                    

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