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    protecting rubber parts

    what does everybody use for protecting rubber parts from drying out/cracking in winter storage? specifically thinking of duck bills on my gpr


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    I use silicone grease to restore or keep rubber parts in good pliable condition.

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    I use a GM silicone spray.

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    303 Aerospace protectant. I swear by it. It's the only stuff I've found that has UV protection with regular use. It's brought faded plastic and rubber back to life. I found it cheaper to get the gallon jug from Camping World and buy a spray bottle. Check out this link for more information.

    http://www.303products.com/main.php?infopage=protectant

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    I use “Roller Cleaner or Roller Rejuvenator”, our techs use it to clean feed tires on office machines and printing equipment. Most have natural rubber rollers and that stuff will not dry them out, you can get it at office supply stores.
    http://www.factory-express.com/Supplies/PaperFolders/PaperFolderAcc.html
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    CRC 656 marine,spray the whole ski down till it drips ,inside and out then cover it .its leaves a light film and washes off in the spring ,been using it in some form or another on my toys ans guns over 35 year's.wont hurt paint or plastics.

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    when protecting your rubber, always use water based lubricants, not Petro based

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    Yeah...Apply astroglide heat... WALMART couldnt keep the shelves stocked up for months.. make's ya wonder if your stuck living in a 'dry' area of the country....

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