[Beowulf] What is the right lubricant for computer rack sliding rails?

Skylar Thompson skylar at cs.earlham.edu
Wed Feb 11 08:56:28 PST 2009

Dan.Kidger at quadrics.com wrote:
> Kilian,
> Well you shouldn't be using your bare fingers.
> Everyone has their own preferred trick. I put a small straight blade screwdriver in the hole, and then pop in the cage nut by hand using the screwdriver as a 'shoehorn'

Our rack kit actually came with shoehorns for the cage nuts. The problem
is that the shoehorns are just hunks of metal, and are as sharp as the
cage nuts. Screwdrivers are indeed much safer.

-- Skylar Thompson (skylar at cs.earlham.edu)
-- http://www.cs.earlham.edu/~skylar/

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