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Powder Prevents Stuck Spindle Sleeves

I love my oscillating spindle sander, but when I wanted to change grits, the sanding sleeve invariably stuck to the rubber drum. My wife, Lyn, suggested that I put a little talcum powder on the drum before I slipped the sleeve on. Sure enough, I haven't had a stuck sleeve since.
Peter (and Lyn) Hurney, Kailua, Hawaii

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