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Old 12-02-2007, 21:36   #1
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block maintenance

Do I need to lube my blocks? If so is it bad to get lube on the sheeves?
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I've never had to lube a block, just wash in warm soapy
fresh-water, once in a while.
To tell the truth, I've never noticed any improvement in
operation (rolling resistance), after washing - not even on
a ratchet-block (though I may have missed it).
I wouldn't think that you'd want to get any lube on the
sheeves or cheeks, where it could foul a line.
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