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#1 Alex Kolb

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 08:48 PM

Hi all,

My arm post is squeaking and not smooth in it's rotation anymore. I've removed it easily, but I'm not sure what substance to apply.
Any feedback is appreciated. Next show is Friday, and I'd love to have it smooth again by then.

Cheers,
Al
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#2 Eric Fletcher S.O.C.

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 09:11 PM

Hi all,

My arm post is squeaking and not smooth in it's rotation anymore. I've removed it easily, but I'm not sure what substance to apply.
Any feedback is appreciated. Next show is Friday, and I'd love to have it smooth again by then.

Cheers,
Al



What arm are you using? if it has bearings or bushings for the arm post you need to clean them. If it's a Older Model 3 style arm clean the friction surfaces and clean the arm post with something like Frog Lube or ACF-50 that should take care of your issues
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#3 Alex Kolb

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:17 PM

Thanks very much for the quick response Eric! It does indeed have bearings, which I gave a nice cleaning, and now it's delightfully smooth.

Cheers,
Al
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