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Old 02-21-2003, 01:17 PM   #1
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I was wondering if there are any recommendations for lubing the window operators? Silicone? Lithium grease? Any no-nos like Crisco? We actually hit 40 degrees here yesterday and I'm dying to start tinkering soon. Actually trying to psyche myself up by thinking of opening windows...warm summer breezes...ahhh...DRAT, snow and 20 degrees tomorrow, winter STINKS!!!
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Old 02-21-2003, 05:10 PM   #2
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I like teflon based lubes for that kind of application. They penetrate well and last a long time.

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i use silicone as it will not attract dirt.

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Old 02-22-2003, 07:15 AM   #4
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Thumbs up silicone

Jason,

I silicone all of the rubber seals around the windows, door and storage compartments about every 3 months. I just spray it on a clean rag and wipe.

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Jason, go back in your den and go back to sleep. You know we can't come out and do anything for at least 5-6 more weeks. The brief temp increases and sunny days are just so we waken enough to turn over.

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sorry to have to report it was 72 and breezy here today, and my ladder and I were attached to the Airstream "cleaning" and such all afternoon. Winter ain't over but it sure feels like Spring today, anyway. I get aluminitus when it's like this.
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Old 02-22-2003, 03:29 PM   #7
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In the time tested words of Bugs Bunny

"AAAAAAAhhhhhhhh Shadup!" Rub it in, rub it in, got any salt to rub in the wound while you're at it, wait, let me lay down so you can kick me too while you are at it!

It's about 31 degrees out, 15 mile an hour wind, 1 inch of wet new slush on the ground with 6-9 inches of snow forecasted. Lows back in the single digits for mid-week. Ah yes we do love it in these here parts....grumble grumble
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i use silicone as it will not attract dirt.

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Is there a benefit to silicone over lithium grease, besides that I have a can of silicone spray already?
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