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Replacing a Stubborn Rubber


By CUJO

1 year ago



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  • Latest reply 1 year ago by KenLayton
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#1 1 year ago

Suggestions on best way to fit this new yellow rubber bumper on this post?
It ain't easy so far..
Thanks!

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#2 1 year ago

Grease it. Squeeze it. Push it.

Things like that.

LTG : )

#3 1 year ago
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#4 1 year ago

running it in hot water for awhile ?

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#6 1 year ago

I switched to Titan Silicone versions instead. Much easier to slip on and off and easier to clean.

It's called Post Sleeve - 3/4" Bumper (Space Shuttle) on their website.

-Doug

#7 1 year ago

Thanks for the replies.
I took a small paring knife and made it just a little concave at the bottom to help it get started. Turned and turned while pushing down.
I used a smear of aloe lotion at the concave bottom to get it started.
Perfect!

#8 1 year ago

Generally, a drop of dish soap or just a little soapy water on the inside of the rubber will make it slide on very easy.

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