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Re: naish swivel

Postby tautologies » Fri May 29, 2015 8:03 am

knotwindy wrote:does anyone know of a marine product designed to be used at a lubricant in salt water conditions for SS that we could adapt for the bearings in the swivels?
Dry silicone spray works fine.

I gotta say mine works like any other swivel I've had. I've I do some spins and feel I need to adjust I just twist the lines by the bar, and it spins. That said, I've never had a swivel the really worked 100% of the time, and I have had bars from quite a few brands.

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Re: naish swivel

Postby knotwindy » Fri May 29, 2015 8:53 am

well, it works almost fine
just looking for something better if anybody has found something?

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Re: naish swivel

Postby CaptainArgh » Fri May 29, 2015 5:52 pm

knotwindy wrote:does anyone know of a marine product designed to be used at a lubricant in salt water conditions for SS that we could adapt for the bearings in the swivels?
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Available in West Marine and all over the web. Good stuff.

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Re: naish swivel

Postby madmax7 » Sun May 31, 2015 9:03 pm

Anyone looked at new Liquid Force bar w swivel above and below the bar?

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Re: naish swivel

Postby esg » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:39 am

The Naish swivel sucks in more ways than one. What's it made of? Plastic?
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Re: naish swivel

Postby Eurus » Tue Jun 02, 2015 2:14 am

The swivel on my SS Compstick has functioned perfectly for more than a year and a half now. I loop constantly and the center lines never stay crossed. I hit the bearings with WD 40 once every 4 months or so and it works just fine.

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Re: naish swivel

Postby yearningf » Tue Jun 02, 2015 8:54 am

so WD40 works just fine? thanks! will spray some on my naish swivels now

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Re: naish swivel

Postby KVL » Tue Jun 09, 2015 6:23 pm

Hi,

I just received a Waimann 2 Swivel for my Naish Fusion bar. Can anyone of you post a guide - video og pictures - on how to replace it. It looks like I have to fully dissemble the the bar for installation..? And do I need a new bungee for the release, or can it be reused?

Thanks, K

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Re: naish swivel

Postby CaptainArgh » Tue Jun 09, 2015 9:20 pm

KVL wrote:I just received a Waimann 2 Swivel for my Naish Fusion bar. Can anyone of you post a guide - video og pictures - on how to replace it. It looks like I have to fully dissemble the the bar for installation..? And do I need a new bungee for the release, or can it be reused?

Thanks, K
For what it's worth, I did this on an Slingshot bar. I assume the Naish one is similar. Yes, you will have to dissemble many pieces to remove lines, draw them through the new swivel, and reattach line ends and such.

It isn't difficult, but takes some time and space. You should be able to figure it out by looking at your current bar and tracing all the lines. Bars can usually all be dissembled by hand and/or with basic tools (screwdriver). You may need to use a smaller line to draw thick ends through tight spaces. So don't be surprised if everything doesn't slip through easily. Good luck!

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Re: naish swivel

Postby tautologies » Tue Jun 09, 2015 10:10 pm

Its not that hard. I have not looked at the new yellow bar, but on the old one there was a screw on the CL, you took out that and the bolt in the middle of the bar.

Then for the yellow release line there is a tiny knot in the plastic sleeve you take off. It should not take more than a few minutes....that is including the beer.

Come to think of it, you should not even have to take off the yellow line at all.

I don't know anything about the replacement thingy so you are on your own for that, but the disassembling of the naish bar is easy and straightforward.


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