Quote Originally Posted by VPooler View Post
First: ALWAYS and I mean ALWAYS clean out old lubricant before applying new one!!!!! I can't stress it enough. As far as I've been taught, not doing so wears out components and fast. For your application I would go for ol' trusty white lithium grease. Don't use too much, a dab will do. Overoiling has never solved anything. I use lithium mostly on my skateboard bearings and that stuff is wonderful.
This is absolutely correct. Hence the Term, CLEAN, lubricate adjust.
But of course, if you want to do half a job feel free.
Personally I'll buy a non-functional watch or camera, but I won't buy one that's been worked on unless it's been worked on by someone I know to do good work.