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Old 12-11-2008, 05:56 PM   #11
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3in1 would be fine, at least in my experience. It is a little light for tapping, but I have used it with success. Just go slow.


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Too light most likely. Better than water, but not much. You really need something a little heavier. Even light machine oil works well for drilling.
I've got some 5w30 and 10w30 motor oil...too heavy?


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I've got some 5w30 and 10w30 motor oil...too heavy?
Nope. They would both work just fine...
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Nope. They would both work just fine...
Sounds good, that's what I'll plan on using.
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