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How to Lubricate the Precision Rods and Z-Axis Rod

    It's a good idea to regularly lubricate the milled rods on your MakerBot Replicator. PTFE-based grease works great for your precision rods, as well as the threaded rod on your Z-axis.

    Use a clean, lint-free rag (or your finger) to spread out the grease on the rods. Try to spread it as evenly as possible. For the threaded rod, make sure you get the grease inside of the threads themselves. Once your rods are lubed up, feel free to move each axis and see how smoothly your MakerBot Replicator can function.


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