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Lubricating ultrastiks and spintraks
« on: December 22, 2018, 12:17:21 pm »

To lubricate my U360s, Iíve read that I should use silicon paste.
Do I have to take it completely apart and out of my control panel?
Or can I do it through the back by just removing the circuit boards?
Also exactly where do I put the lube?
Do I goop it on or just put on at little and spread it around a bit?

On the spintraks, I have two.  One will easily spin for 20 seconds?
The other only
I have a fly wheel on both if it matters?
Is their any spot that should be lubed on these?
If so, what kind of lube and where do you put it?

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Re: Lubricating ultrastiks and spintraks
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2018, 09:06:31 am »

Sorry

Forgot to fill in the times

So one spinner will spin for 20 seconds.
The other spinner only spins for 4 seconds.
Works fine, doesnít wobble, but just wonít spin as much.

So hence the lubrication question ?

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Re: Lubricating ultrastiks and spintraks
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2018, 09:53:21 am »
I use dry lube. Itís a clear liquid that works pretty well. I do it about once a month. On the 360s I put the lube into the U shaped bowl on the shaft where it rubs against the concave seat of the base. Basically where metal touches metal. I do tale them apart to clean the dust out and such as well.


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Re: Lubricating ultrastiks and spintraks
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2018, 10:21:55 am »

On the spintraks, where do you put the lube?

Do you have to take them out of the control panel or
can you do it from the top or the bottom?

Is the dry lube that you use graphite or silicon based ?

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Re: Lubricating ultrastiks and spintraks
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2019, 05:18:21 pm »
I donít lube my spinner, and I usually remove the u360 to fully clean them, but the lube Iíve dropped into the top of the controller while still installed with no issue (one drop!)


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