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Oils and Lubricants

Lead Screw Oil 8 oz. plastic bottle $9.95
Light weight instrument oil ideally suited for application on exposed parts such as those located on the top half of the phonograph movement where good lubrication and limiting dust is of paramount importance. This rust-inhibiting oil produces a thin lubricating film and does not attract dust like conventional oil. No silicone. Also, use this oil on steel gears mated with brass gears. When mating gears are both steel, use Bearing Oil. Lead Screw Oil is too light to use as Bearing Oil.

Lead Screw Oil 1 oz. plastic bottle $ 1.95
Convenient size and shape to fit in the phonograph cabinet. The top works of the phonograph should be oiled every third or fourth playing session, or after two to three months. This oil, with Bearing Oil, is needed to fulfill the essential maintenance, in order to insure maximum peak performance from your mechanical record player.

Bearing Oil 8 oz. plastic bottle $9.95
The correct weight oil to penetrate and stay in spring motor bearings. Also use this oil when mating gears are made of the same material. Resists moisture. Use on governor shaft as well as brake and governor yoke leathers and pads.

Bearing Oil 1 oz. plastic bottle $ 1.95
Convenient size and shape to fit in the phonograph cabinet. This oil, with Lead Screw oil, is needed to fulfill the essential maintenance, in order to insure maximum peak performance from your mechanical record player. The spring motor should be oiled every six or eight playing sessions, or after four to six months.

Gear Oil   NO LONGER AVAILABLE ... see notes...
Extra heavy-duty oil. Best for Victrolas. Use on bearings with above average wear, mainsprings, and gear teeth, where appropriate. PETROLEUM JELLY IS A FINE SUBSTITUTE FOR MOTOR US: WORM & WORM GEAR, BULL GEAR AND WINDING GEARS.  MAINSPRING GREASE IS USED FOR THE MAINSPRINGS, ONLY.

KROIL - THE OIL THAT CREEPS    Loosens frozen metal parts.  Dissolves rust and
gummed oil, and supplies lubrication.                                                          8 oz bottle $6 95 

Petroleum Jelly 1 pound. $8.95
Recommended by Victor for use on worm and worm gears. Also mixed with #2 Flake graphite, equal parts by volume, to make Mainspring Grease.

Mainspring Grease . Edison's old formula.
2 oz. jar $4.95 1/2 pint $8.95
#2 Flake Graphite. 8 oz. $10.00 1 pound $17.95
Mix with equal parts by volume with petroleum jelly to make mainspring grease mixture. .

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