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Old 11-06-2006, 03:34 AM   #1
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spinning wheel oil
My wheel came with spinning wheel oil. What kind of oil is that?
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Old 11-06-2006, 10:46 AM   #2
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I'm not sure...but I know a lot of people use gun oil as a substitute
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Old 11-06-2006, 12:08 PM   #3
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I use a multi purpose oil. Some spinners use powdered graphite
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Old 11-06-2006, 12:42 PM   #4
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sewing machine oil....cheap and it works. Lendrum *supposidly* doesn't need oil...so we'll see on that.
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Old 11-06-2006, 01:59 PM   #5
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Thank you so much! I was wondering what I could use instead, because that little bottle is expensive after you tack on shipping.
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I checked the can last night and it is 3-in-1 oil. works well
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Old 11-10-2006, 08:48 PM   #7
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Lily,
A Lendrum spinning wheel should be oiled too, it just needs a whole lot less than some other brands of wheels. Its the sealed bearing where the wheel attaches that doesn't need oil on it.
I had some trouble with it making a weird clicking noise (it turned out to be a funky bobin- I was so relieved) and the first thing she did when I had it looked at was oil it up.
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