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#1 RBernardo

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 10:42 AM

What is the best way to lubricate the buttons on the housing?
using the same grease that is used in the o'rings, or vaseline medicinal liquid?

thx in advanced

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 10:58 AM

Same as the housing.

If they really need lubricant then it is best done by completely stripping the buttons out - and to be honest while they are out, replace them with new ones.

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#3 RBernardo

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 12:38 PM

My housing is a Patima one, and Patima does not provide spare parts so fast as that

thats one of the reason my next housing will no be a Patima one

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 12:57 PM

HI is their any imformation from the housing manufacturer about maintance. I normally push the buttons when
washing the housing when I get back home to give a proper wash. Todate I have not had any problems.
Andy ;) ;)

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 01:48 PM

What is the best way to lubricate the buttons on the housing?
using the same grease that is used in the o'rings, or vaseline medicinal liquid?

DO NOT USE ANY PETROLUEM BASED lubricants on rubber. It causes them to degrade. Obviously you don't remember sex ed classes on vaseline and condoms. ;)
Always use silicone based products on rubber o-rings.

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 01:51 PM

DO NOT USE ANY PETROLUEM BASED lubricants on rubber. It causes them to degrade. Obviously you don't remember sex ed classes on vaseline and condoms. :)
Always use silicone based products on rubber o-rings.

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 11:36 AM

DO NOT USE ANY PETROLUEM BASED lubricants on rubber. It causes them to degrade. Obviously you don't remember sex ed classes on vaseline and condoms. :lol:
Always use silicone based products on rubber o-rings.



thx

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 12:59 PM

K-Y OK?


Only if the fish in the viewfinder is particularly attractive, and it's probably best to avoid the sequential hermaphrodites...


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Edited by tdpriest, 27 January 2009 - 01:00 PM.


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Posted 29 January 2009 - 06:51 PM

My housing is a Patima one, and Patima does not provide spare parts so fast as that

thats one of the reason my next housing will no be a Patima one

RB


Hi,
I am using Patima housing & I am getting spares for Patima fast.
It maybe had to do with your dealer or your location if you were not
getting it fast.
Pls, drop me a PM on here w/ which parts do you need + your contact info
& will try to get it to you asap.

Sam
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and Nauticam D-7000 with Insect-eye lens.