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Old September 11th, 2012, 09:40 AM   #1
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Bumpy Konova Slider

Hi guys, my Konova slider starts getting a bit bumpy, anyone experience the same issue? And how to fix it?
I tried to clean all the parts inside but didn't help. Aghhh.....
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Old September 15th, 2012, 05:36 AM   #2
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Re: Bumpy Konova Slider

bumpy during the slides are bumpy because of the carriage itself? I know my konova slider is a little bit bumpy because of the carriage. I don't know why people endorse it so much. I'm starting to like this slider less and less every day.
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Old December 28th, 2012, 07:39 AM   #3
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Re: Bumpy Konova Slider

I know this is a few months late, but just so anyone reads this thread, I'd like to help.

Last night, I realised my slider was bumpy after renting it out to my friends many times. I tried the oil sil, and it didn't work. So i thought of cleaning up the sliding rail itself. That didn't work either. I then opened up one end of the slider, slid the carriage out, and realised there was a lot of gunk at the, you wouldn't guess it, BOTTOM of the carriage wheels. A quick clean, and a quick tightening of the carriage tension (only because I upgraded my camera and my setup got heavier / had more inertia), and then everything worked fine once again.

So there, if anyone has this issue with Konova or konova-ish type sliders (i think varavon sliders are similar), then perhaps this might help.

Cheers,
Zexun
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Old April 13th, 2013, 09:47 PM   #4
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Re: Bumpy Konova Slider

Great info. Thanks for sharing. I've only had my Konova K3 for a few days but have been pretty impressed with its build quality and noise levels.
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Old November 10th, 2013, 10:31 PM   #5
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Re: Bumpy Konova Slider

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I know this is a few months late, but just so anyone reads this thread, I'd like to help.

Last night, I realised my slider was bumpy after renting it out to my friends many times. I tried the oil sil, and it didn't work. So i thought of cleaning up the sliding rail itself. That didn't work either. I then opened up one end of the slider, slid the carriage out, and realised there was a lot of gunk at the, you wouldn't guess it, BOTTOM of the carriage wheels. A quick clean, and a quick tightening of the carriage tension (only because I upgraded my camera and my setup got heavier / had more inertia), and then everything worked fine once again.

So there, if anyone has this issue with Konova or konova-ish type sliders (i think varavon sliders are similar), then perhaps this might help.

Cheers,
Zexun

After a long year battling with my Konova, sold it in the end, got my new iFootage Shark Slider S1. Brilliant slider I ever used. Thanks for your tips tho Zexun.
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