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post #1 of 13 Old 09-27-2013, 12:32 PM Thread Starter
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zipper lube?

Hey just curious if anyone.used extra fine graphite lube.on.their softop zippers


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post #2 of 13 Old 09-27-2013, 12:35 PM
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I have used white lightning before. Its a bike chain lube but it seems to work good on these zippers. You can also use candle wax. Candle was is good and easier to apply the white lightning which is a mess until you get the hang of it.
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post #3 of 13 Old 09-27-2013, 12:58 PM
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zipper lube, not tube lube dude....

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post #5 of 13 Old 09-27-2013, 09:06 PM
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Use candle wax preferably real bees wax. Works great, we use it at work to lube zippers, never had trouble and it's not messy at all.
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post #6 of 13 Old 09-27-2013, 09:48 PM
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post #7 of 13 Old 09-28-2013, 04:52 AM
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You just rub it on. Pretty easy, you'll figure it out.
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post #8 of 13 Old 09-28-2013, 07:25 AM
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Old military trick my dad showed me works great is to use a bar of soap. Take soap lightly rub on zipper and it works great.
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post #9 of 13 Old 09-28-2013, 07:30 AM
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Old military trick my dad showed me works great is to use a bar of soap. Take soap lightly rub on zipper and it works great.
also makes putting woodscrews in much easier.

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also makes putting woodscrews in much easier.
That is another good use to keep in mind.
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post #11 of 13 Old 09-28-2013, 09:26 PM
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I use just plain ol silicon spray but have some bees wax I use to wax my compound bow strings that I will use next time.
Thanks for the tip!!
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post #12 of 13 Old 09-29-2013, 08:08 AM
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I use the Mopar zipper clean and Lube. Works well. I have also used candle wax and soap.

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post #13 of 13 Old 09-30-2013, 03:41 AM
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Hey just curious if anyone.used extra fine graphite lube.on.their softop zippers
Go to any "Marine" store/shop and pick up a tube of zipper lube. Costs about $8 and works great.

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