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Old 03-28-2021, 09:40 PM
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Thanks for all the tips guys. I'm going to try some of the suggestions next weekend. If still no luck, I'll have to buy new ones. If I get lucky, I'll let you all know what worked.

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Old 03-29-2021, 08:17 AM
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If you have time before the weekend you might try heating the housings, giving them a quick blow with a hammer, and them soaking them with your favorite penetrating oil and letting them cool--repeat several times. This seems to help draw the oil deeper into the threads.

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