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Offline jmester

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Recoil spring lube
« on: September 30, 2016, 07:15:42 am »
What do you all use? I was thinking of graphite as it is a dry lube. So dust and dirt won't stick to it. I have had some problems with the pull cord getting hung up and slow to return because the spring is dirty and dry.
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Re: Recoil spring lube
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2016, 07:41:12 am »
WD40 and a tight wipe.

Dry lube or silicone spray.

Light smear of Lubriplate on the pulley spindle.

New rope most every time as a worn fuzzy has drag.

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Re: Recoil spring lube
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2016, 07:45:22 am »
Never go reefing on an old dry, rusty recoil until you get it clean and lubed proper.  The spring will most always break.

Rust pits are a stress riser and spring steel is notch sensitive.

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Re: Recoil spring lube
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2016, 08:34:21 am »
chain lube
5105H and 6400H in stock

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Re: Recoil spring lube
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2016, 09:51:10 pm »
Thanks guys
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