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Old 04-07-2014, 08:22 AM   #11
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I used WD40 and wiped any excess


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Old 04-07-2014, 08:34 AM   #12
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Ours are silent at the moment, but a waterproof grease might work well. Just be sure that you wipe any excess with a rag so you don't get it on anything (like you!) in the event of contact with the hinge.

I've used white lithium spray grease in other, similar applications and it works quite well. It can be found in most automotive stores, or a hardware store if you still have one in your town. I suspect that the big box stores also would have this type of lubricant.

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Old 04-07-2014, 09:02 AM   #13
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Thanks, I was going to do some spray silicone, but figured I would check to make sure if there was any recommended method. I wasn't sure how well the spray would work its way in.
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Old 04-07-2014, 09:03 AM   #14
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I prefer spray silicone to grease or oil based lubricants. Use a small amount and work the hinge a few times while the propellent evaporates. As with other lubricants, guard against overspray on fabrics.

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Old 04-07-2014, 01:03 PM   #15
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I used spray silicone and it worked. As with any lube you might have to reapply now and then.

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