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shockmount lube?
Old 20th August 2007
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shockmount lube?

Hi there!
What do you folks use to lubricate the threads on microphone shockmounts?
I'm talking about the big nuts that hold the mic in the shockmount.

I think that mics should stay in their cases when not in use, so I tend to fasten/unfasten those nuts a lot, and I feel like they're getting less and less smooth over time.

Products available in Europe would be especially appreciated, thanks.
Old 20th August 2007
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I use PTFE grease, boom arm screws, clutch treads...
Old 20th August 2007
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Dry graphite would work better. It will come off without using a degreaser.
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