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Anti Seize

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having encountered TOO many long neglected saxophones with frozen rods and pivot screws I have often pondered what could be done to minimise the potential damage of neglect. I like to oil the threads of hinge rods with heavy oil while I have of late taken to applying a copper based anti-seize grease for pivot screws. I would like to seek a consensus of those here with what methods they employ to minimise the potential for long term neglect or simply what they use for pivot screws and hinge rods.
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Agreed that Anti-Seize seems a bit heavy handed. I work in a moto shop, and have a wide array of lubes and goop and such.
Like some Anti-Seize where it is appropriate. Probably not here though.

Stephen Howard gives an interesting take on this question in two articles. Original and an even more technical followup:

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