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#1 Gordon Li-Ron

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Posted 10 October 2006 - 07:59 PM

I know this topic has been covered several times but I have a specific question. I was practicing last night and when i finished, I noticed some tension in the elbow of my arm. there is a substantial amount of rust at the connection point of both ends of the elbow. I have some ACF-50 coming tommorow afternoon but I have a real small easy one shot gig tomorrow and I'm wondering if WD40 would work ok as a bandaid.

Is it a problem to add ACF-50 after you have already added some lubrication or WD40.


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#2 JobScholtze

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Posted 11 October 2006 - 03:45 AM

I know this topic has been covered several times but I have a specific question. I was practicing last night and when i finished, I noticed some tension in the elbow of my arm. there is a substantial amount of rust at the connection point of both ends of the elbow. I have some ACF-50 coming tommorow afternoon but I have a real small easy one shot gig tomorrow and I'm wondering if WD40 would work ok as a bandaid.

Is it a problem to add ACF-50 after you have already added some lubrication or WD40.


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WD40 is a Decreaser ( spelling ok here? ) Means is washes lubrication away. Not something you want i guess.
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#3 Jason Torbitt

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Posted 11 October 2006 - 09:31 AM

Yes, WD-40 drives out moisture and i is a degreaser, as Job says. Works great around the house but 'just say no!' to using it on the arm. Plenty in the archives on this here, use ACF-50 or proper grease/oil.
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#4 Gordon Li-Ron

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Posted 11 October 2006 - 11:56 AM

OK my bad, I won't use WD40. I know a lot has been mentioned on lubrfication but my main concern now is would it be dumb to use some type of lubrication for a shot I have to do in the afternoon. Later on today I will be getting some ACF-50 (someone will be bringing it to me) Is it a problem to use ACF50 after I've already applied other lub earlier in the day. If so..should I remove the original oil/lub.used something else. SFX here has plenty of nice lubrication and i was just wondering if this is a stupid idea.

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#5 Gordon Li-Ron

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Posted 11 October 2006 - 02:59 PM

my shot was cancelled...maybe its sign that I should wait. I'll just wait for the acf-50 to show up. thanks again
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Posted 11 October 2006 - 10:47 PM

WD40 is basically the same thing, ACF has extra additives, but otherwise totally compatible with WD. So spray away!
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#7 Gordon Li-Ron

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Posted 12 October 2006 - 11:20 PM

Wow....ACF-50 is the best 20 bucks I've ever spent. Thanks for all the help Job, Jason, and bob.



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