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Old September 18th, 2017, 04:16 PM   #123
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Originally Posted by JimmyB View Post
Vaseline, wd40, and cleaning, RIGHT after the race are all key to keeping wet bearings, good!
Right after the race I took all the Simmons skater's bearings out, cleaned them in mineral spirits, sprayed them with WD-40, spun them out a bit, let them sit for a few hours so most of the wd40 would evaporate out, put a drop or two of lube in each, and then put the skates back together. They might be slightly louder than they were, but they are all still spinning. A $10 investment and 30 minutes probably saved $200 worth of bearings.
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