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I have said this many times on the forum. Ronsonol lighter fluid is shellac friendly. You could leave any watch part that has shellac on it in ronsonol for days. Just remember it evaporates very quick, so you need a pot with a screw lid.

It is always good practice in whatever cleaning fluid and rinse you chose to read the instructions and see if it is suitable for your needs. In my time, I used L& R cleaner and rinse and found them to be excellent. They were shellac friendly then. Today they might have changed the formula, so be careful.  

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I would design the pallets/fork with slots for the pallets to slide in the fork and stay put. Or ,if the pallets adgustments are left for the assembly line, I would design fixture to hold the pallets in the right position to get shellac- ed. I certainly wouldn,t  count on shellac friendship.And about the heat, I warn you not to stand under the sun light or risk getting de-shellaced.

OH is right again, you just can,t be sure of the qualities,  be it oil, grease etc.

One might as well  get some grease off of this guy :bbq:.

The moments you spend laughing are happyy.

Regards joe

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