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S 8
07-31-2004, 04:56 AM
Can you loosen it up a bit,cause I think it´s a bit too tight consider to it´s light base,or is it just me?

http://www.onpoi.net/ah/pics/users/113_1089291819_super3.jpg

S 8
07-31-2004, 04:56 AM
Can you loosen it up a bit,cause I think it´s a bit too tight consider to it´s light base,or is it just me?

http://www.onpoi.net/ah/pics/users/113_1089291819_super3.jpg

Taylortony
07-31-2004, 05:14 AM
one way is to get a little tywrap and pull a single coil closer together, that reduces the spring force

jada002
07-31-2004, 05:20 AM
I have tried 2 things...

Removed the spring totaly. Its ok, but you need to keep your hand on the stick all the time, and thats not too good.

I have used strips on the spring so that the force needed is less, this is the easiest and best solution i have found. Another good tip is to use some kind of lubricant on the plastic parts to get rid of that squeeking sound the stick starts to make after a while.

Taylortony
07-31-2004, 06:20 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by jada002:
I have tried 2 things...

Removed the spring totaly. Its ok, but you need to keep your hand on the stick all the time, and thats not too good.

I have used strips on the spring so that the force needed is less, this is the easiest and best solution i have found. Another good tip is to use some kind of lubricant on the plastic parts to get rid of that squeeking sound the stick starts to make after a while.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

BUT NOT OIL candle wax is good a light rub then wipe it off

S 8
07-31-2004, 07:13 AM
Thx,Feels a way lot better now.Havent´start sqeeking yet but I will candle wax it when it does.

http://www.onpoi.net/ah/pics/users/113_1089291819_super3.jpg

Rab03
08-02-2004, 02:55 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Superluminal:
Thx,Feels a way lot better now.Havent´start sqeeking yet but I will candle wax it when it does.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Candle wax? Try graphite grease (think it's called like this)- it is the stuff that lubricates moving plastic parts in CDs, stereos, etc (http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif-those parts stay lubricated for years!). It is also used in cars-for constant speed gearing. Think you can get it in any car part store, packed in little bag.

Just cover the surface with little grease and there you go (bad side is that it, like every grease, collects dust if in open air).

[This message was edited by Rab03 on Mon August 02 2004 at 06:08 AM.]

raaaid
08-02-2004, 09:38 AM
i have my evo tight with wire

3 turns of the spring are completely hold together with wire

i also added grease to the best

it goes as smooth as silk

THE_Bu11dog
08-02-2004, 12:08 PM
That is strange. My EVO was smooth as silk right out of the box. Maybe I got a good one, don't know. But I like the candle wax idea for a lube. I will have to keep that in mind if I ever need to lube it.