Re: Guide wax?
The only thing resembling "guide" wax is using Pam non stick cooking spray to keep ice from forming on the guides during winter fly fishing.
You can check your guides with a roughed up end of a Q-Tip to see if the cotton fibers snag on your guides. They may need to be replaced.
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