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Sep 4, 2010
What and how does everyone go about cleaning and lubing up their active protection? Choss Chasin'
From Torrance, CA
Joined Aug 23, 2010
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Sep 4, 2010
No one likes sticky cams! I recently had a cam seize up on me, so I called metolius for advice and this is what they said:

Apply hot, soapy water and scrub between the lobes thouroughly with a toothbrush. Rinse REALLY well (get all the soap out), and then dry it REALLY well (it's ok to use a blow dryer). If whatever was blocking it up seems to be removed, then add a drop or two of cam lube or equivalent, and you should be good (that is, it worked for me).

Good luck
SeanKuus Kuusinen
From Steamboat Springs
Joined Sep 30, 2007
525 points
Sep 4, 2010
I use Q-Tips to help clean all of the gunk off of the springs with cam lube. Works great. mtoensing
From Boulder
Joined Feb 25, 2006
565 points
Sep 4, 2010
Clean really well. Tiny tiny bit of lube. TCU's I bought used are pretty much like new. Chris Plesko
From Westminster, CO
Joined Oct 18, 2007
245 points
Sep 14, 2010
A good cleaning (toothbrush, hot soapy water), heavy rinse in very hot water. Then some elmer's slide-all and tweak the trigger wires with a pair of pliers. Dustin B
From Steamboat
Joined Jan 29, 2006
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Sep 14, 2010
White gas. Field tested. Just dip them in. Allen Hill
From FIve Points, Colorado and Pine
Joined Jun 12, 2004
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Sep 14, 2010
I use (sparingly) a nice teflon based lubricant spray meant for bicycle cables and bushings/chains. Wipe off any excess. Works great on sticky biner gates too. I happen to use this one. Larry S
From Easton, Pennsylvania
Joined May 28, 2010
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