Roof preventative maintenance?

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Roof preventative maintenance?

Post by flybobbie » Sun May 09, 2021 6:45 pm

I have just used a inkjet printer syringe to place a drop of oil on the bearings.
No harm in 9 years.

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Roof preventative maintenance?

Post by warmasice » Mon May 10, 2021 1:27 am

I had my roof 'serviced' by a v.reputable roof specialist while in for a repair. They lubricated all the hinges / pivot points and I've had no issues at all. The mechanism works beautifully.

They recommend an annual roof service, which is probably overkill, but just goes to show that you can lubricate the mechanism. :thumbsup:
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Roof preventative maintenance?

Post by RobbiZ4 » Mon May 10, 2021 11:09 pm

Smartbear wrote: Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:45 am The roof mechanism uses phosphor bronze bushes which shouldn’t be lubricated.
Hi Rob,
Where did you find this information about the material? Didn't read that anywhere before.
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