Mustache Mike's Video Quick Tip #3: Toilet screw lube

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Blog entry by StumpyNubs posted 02-17-2014 04:36 PM 1442 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: How to line up mounting holes the easy way Part 3 of Mustache Mike's Video Quick Tip series Part 4: End the paint can mess! »

What the heck am I going to do with all these toilet wax rings I stocked up on before Y2K? Mustache Mike has a solution in this week’s video tip.

Watch it here, and enjoy! Then come back and leave a comment so we know what you think!

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#1 posted 02-17-2014 05:21 PM

stumpy and i just happen to have one ,did just what mike said and ended up with a extra ,thanks for the tip

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#2 posted 02-17-2014 07:25 PM

I don’t have an extra wax ring.
I do need to replace the one currently in use though.
Would it be appropriate to repurpose the old one and use that for screw lubrication???

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 02-17-2014 07:32 PM

Depends on how much you like the smell of piss.

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#4 posted 02-18-2014 10:35 PM

I keep one of these in an old chocolate tin in the shop. Screwing always works better with lube. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 02-25-2014 12:44 AM

Actually l have been using them for years. First l just kept it on the workbench for screws. Then all got a band-saw, lstuffed the wax into a cardboard tube and used it to lube the blade! Also use to keep sanding belts clean.

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