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Most of my learning efforts are on old, vintage movements; some in great shape, some not so much.  I often find a screw or two that are stuck tight.  Not rusted, just "aged-in-place"  I try typically to put a drop of 9010 on the back side of the screw hole and let them sit and soak.  Sometimes this works well.  I gently heat them by moving my work light close to the movement and allow them to cool which may help move lubricant into the threads.

 

When this doesn't work, I'm stuck (no pun intended).  Have you a method that also help loosen these old screws up?  If so, please share it.


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RMD

 

 

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