Slider cleaning/Lubing?

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Slider cleaning/Lubing?

#1 Post by luv454 » Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:24 am

How often do you remove the sliders and clean them, re-lube them?
Also what do you use to lube them or how often?


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Re: Slider cleaning/Lubing?

#2 Post by John_Heard » Wed Jun 29, 2016 10:50 pm

Not sure which model you have, but most have sealed bearings. Can't hurt to take everything apart once a season and inspect stuff, see if you have a bearing getting loose or anything. Look for the bearing digging into the slider, that's a good indication you don't have anything to prevent overtightening of the spring bolt. Most sliders should have a tube that spaces the bearings out that the bolt goes through, but some don't.

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