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Old 12-13-2000, 02:09 PM
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Whats the best for sticking locks??? Its getting so hard I think I will break the key off trying to unlock it. I've tried WD40 with no help??

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Old 12-13-2000, 02:19 PM
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I used a tube of graphite,i think i got it at a locksmiths or even auto parts store.Be sure and spray the latch mechanism also,I seem to recall that helping too.

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Old 12-13-2000, 02:24 PM
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Check the threads on locks in the tech advice section on the home page.




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Old 12-14-2000, 02:11 AM
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I had phantom locks yesterday, at 10 degrees my locks decided to dance for 30 minutes, they locked and unlocked on there own...I finally locked them and fice minutes later they all popped up again and did the dance..up,down,up,up,down,up........maybe the big boy is haunted??????

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Old 12-14-2000, 02:42 AM
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My advise would be to lube all the pivot points in the linkages and latches. I have found that gravel dust is bad for them. Use a good quality lube or grease.

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Old 12-14-2000, 02:55 AM
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BigBry I'd have to say you got a loose connection( in your wag that is!)

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