On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 16:29:12 -0500, Tilman Skowroneck <[log in to unmask]>
>Question to the assembly:
>how does one un-stick modern tuning pins mounted in a relatively new walnut
>pinblock? The problem I'm encountering here is that they go pretty heavily
>and tick-tick-tick, as opposed to just a bit tight. Not a nice thing for
>weak-of-wrist. Micro-fiber wiping, or mounting the pins a bit higher up,
>helps for a few turns and then the stuttering starts again. Talcum?
>Graphite? Trained cockroaches? A prayer? Dynamite??
Graphite ,I use a 6bB pencil.