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Old 12-26-2012, 09:37 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by treo View Post
I've used PTFE dry lubricant and it makes the balls greasy and dirty. Silicone spray lasts about 15 minutes. I found a bottle of Ricoh color copier silicone oil and it works the best. It is a thick oil that I wipe on and is not greasy. It needs to be reapplied every hour of play for a full bed of syn gut to stay straight.
That's why I don't have much hope for this experiment. It was sort of messy given the power of the jet spray.

It's also another reason I applied it to my old string beds!
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