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What is a good lubricant for wood parts? The focusing rails are a little stiff on the used Wisner. Has anyone experience sending an old 2nd. hand camera back to the Wisner Company for service and re-issuance of Warranty? What are the old cameras like when they come back? Thanks. R. Patrick

-- Robert Patrick (, September 11, 1998


I used to use a cake of beeswax on my Deardorff. It didnt take much. Just a couple of rubs along the length of the part. A candle stub would work too, but beeswax has more class.

-- Tony Brent (, September 11, 1998.

I would call Ron Wisner at 800-848-0448 and ask him what the best solution would be. The problem may not be in the wood, but in the gears. The solution would be a little different. A few drops of oil should make it seem like new. Also, you can transfer the life time warranty of a pre-owned Wisner for $100.

-- Michael Wellman (, September 17, 1998.

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