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Old 05-05-2013, 05:35 PM   #31
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I just tried the glycerin soap method on a very belligerent zipper and "Eureka!", no more sticking issue

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Old 05-05-2013, 06:12 PM   #32
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Glycerin Soap, for sure

I just tried the glycerin soap method on a very belligerent zipper and "Eureka!", problem solved

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Old 06-15-2014, 09:03 PM   #33
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Was wondering if PB Blaster would be worth a try.
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Old 06-15-2014, 09:13 PM   #34
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Was wondering if PB Blaster would be worth a try.
You'll be smelling it inside
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Old 06-15-2014, 09:48 PM   #35
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Don't use any liquid lubricant on the zippers, that would attract and hold dirt in the zippers. Soap will wash out at the first rain or when the Jeep is washed, candle wax won't. Use a dry lube like candle wax as mentioned above.
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Old 06-15-2014, 09:57 PM   #36
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Zip Tech by Aqua Seal.
I thought I cleared this all up in the last Zipper Thread !
Does no one listen to me ?
Do you all know my Ex Wife or something. Lol
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Zip Tech by Aqua Seal. I thought I cleared this all up in the last Zipper Thread ! Does no one listen to me ? Do you all know my Ex Wife or something. Lol
Got mine based on your advice. Works well.

McNett Zip Tech Semi-Solid Zipper Lubricant, 1/2-Ounce by McNett http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000GKBEJA/..._FyMNtb18HG2XX
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Old 06-15-2014, 10:42 PM   #38
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Haha ! Right on Brother ! It's great on steak and poultry as well ! Lol
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Old 06-15-2014, 10:54 PM   #39
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Haha ! Right on Brother ! It's great on steak and poultry as well ! Lol
I'm a grill master but not trying it lol!
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Old 06-16-2014, 08:54 AM   #40
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The owner of a local custom canvas shop told me the best lubricant is Palmolive liquid dishwashing detergent. This shop installs/replaces dozens of zippers each day.

You've all seen how it thickens as it dries on the cap of the bottle, yet retains its lubricity.

Most rain won't wash it off under the flap of the top, but if it does it washes away any collected dirt. Reapply as necessary.
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Old 06-16-2014, 10:18 AM   #41
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I use Mopar soft top zipper cleaner and lubricant. Contains no silicones or wax.
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Old 06-16-2014, 11:05 AM   #42
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as a fellow sportsman i no my rust protectants lubes etc pretty good. personanly if i was gonna use something i would use m pro 7 gun oil. this stuff works great. never use wd 40 for lubricating stuff it will gum up over time. heres a link to there website M-Pro7 Gun Oil LPX - MPro7
all yea u can get it at walmart for about ten bucks. there is better stuff out there but this would be a very good choice.
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Was wondering if PB Blaster would be worth a try.
no pb blaster wouldnt be a good choice it will melt plastic if u happen to get it on anything plastic. but if its rusted up id go with kroil
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Old 06-16-2014, 11:10 AM   #44
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eezox is a good lube also
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Old 06-16-2014, 12:18 PM   #45
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Powdered graphite? A little goes a long ways, shouldn't attract gunk from the air, non-toxic, & can be found cheap almost anywhere
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Old 06-16-2014, 01:39 PM   #47
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Ive use cooking paraffin or even cooking oil.

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