Fort max help

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  1. Ecmagee1984

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    Im in the middle of cleaning up a fort max body. What can I use for lubricant on the leg and arm joints?
     
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    Lubricant? I've never thought about that. I'd probably try unscrewing the joint areas or disassembling them to clean the interior parts, assuming I felt comfortable in not allowing a spring to fly away from me.

    Do the joints not move at all? He tends to be pretty tight. I'm curious about what answers you get, I'll be checking back here for sure.
     
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    ukaliptius oil works great lol u can get it any where at retail and give him the new bot smell so im told lol sorry if its not spelt rite lol
     
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    The body was really yellow from sun damage. I took him apart to soak the parts in peroxide. On the joints there some kind of white lube on them. Yea the joints still move, but I figure since I had him apart I can do a 23 year tune up on him.
     
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    I think the white can be reside from hard water.

    Also, I wouldn't recommend any type of lubricant... That's just me.
     
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    I wouldn't recommend any lubricant, some stuff could degrade the plastic. Just try washing out the joints and hope that helps.
     
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    Maybe.. Some oil??? Or maybe some garage door grease... Other than that, I wouldn't even know what to recommend
     
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    Here a picture of the gear, the lubricant is in the middle. All of the little gears had it on them. It has a greases feeling to it. I went to walmart and found Super Tech Lithium General Purpose Grease. Im going to look in to it before I use it.
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