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Old August 7th, 2008, 02:44 PM   #1
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Glidecam 4000 is "bumpy" -- HELP

I have a Glidecam 4000 that I bought 3 years ago and have literally never used it. I got it out today to sell it and discovered that the swivel movement around the central pole is a bit "bumpy" at times (especially when turning it slowly). It ain't smooth. I know it was fine when I bought it (I tested it out thoroughly). Any ideas?
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Old August 8th, 2008, 12:21 PM   #2
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Bill,

Try spinning it for a while to redistribute the oil. If it seems to have too much friction then try a little 3-in-one oil on the pan bearing. Sometimes over time the oil may get a little "lumpy" so put a little oil on it and then spin the sled for a while to cover all the bearing surfaces.

Let me know if that does the trick.

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