Preventing Galling of Light Bulb Threads

What can you apply to the threads of a light bulb to stop galling of the threads?

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August 1, 20130 found this helpful

Rub a small amount of Vaseline on the threads. It prevents rust and makes the bulb easier to remove, especially if it is seldom used and spends months or years in the fixture. Be sure not to get Vaseline on the contact point on the bottom.

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