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#1 posted 01-05-2018 05:09 PM

Pretty much any good lube will work. If the mechanism is exposed to sawdust and other gunk, anything that isn’t ‘wet’ is best, like wax, dry lube, graphite, etc… otherwise, light machine oil is a good choice. I’d stay away from greases, as they are just dust magnets, even in environments where there shouldn’t be. Here is a snippet from a Powermatic manual with their recommendation:

Cheers,
Brad

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