Lubricating the X4

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pudendum
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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by pudendum » Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:11 am

Always leery of liquid oils - they tend to attract dirt. I use very small amounts of graphite but only within the spring chamber. You must blow away excess otherwise you might be lubricating your penis with it (not dangerous). I've only had to do it once and the action is very smooth.

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by gronendael » Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:38 pm

I appreciate the tips guys. I figured out what my major problem was...I had it twisted slightly. Like, if you hold either end of the device and twist it just slightly in opposite directions. The mechanism then scrapes a little. A little twist and suddenly the thing was sliding smoothly. I will still try out the graphite idea though. I hit it with a little WD40 before I figured out it was just a little twisted. If I run into any issues in the future, I'll definitely refer to this. Thanks!

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by Penox » Mon Jan 04, 2010 8:54 pm

I take mine apart and clean the springs and inside of the tension bars with Q-tips. I then every so lightly coat a Q-tip with cooking oil to put a thin layer on the springs and inside of the tension tubes. I put it together and wipe down the outsides.

When compressing them after this process it is unbelievably smooth, no catching, no snagging part way down, its like 1600 grams being compressed with air =)

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by gopher123 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:18 pm

Hey guys, thanks for this post. I had been wondering the same question for the longest time. The untwisting and cleaning with the q-tips were both excellent ideas. I tried and it really made a difference. Thanks

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by pudendum » Fri Apr 09, 2010 9:20 am

Don't fret, this problem is not new, it has been around for a long time. See the thread April 2007 - "Oil Now Slipping!', link:

http://penisenlargementproducts.org/for ... hite#p2196

and "Tips" (Nov 2006), link:

http://penisenlargementproducts.org/for ... icate#p805

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by modem » Tue Aug 24, 2010 1:46 am

I find DW40. works well for me. Have had no issues since using.
Cheers.

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by heartfulloflove » Fri Nov 05, 2010 5:53 am

Oil based lubricants will attract dust and dirt. I guess if you clean it regularly it shouldn't be a problem. I have better luck with graphite as someone mentioned above. FWIW you should use graphite lube in key holes as well - not oil.

one other benefit of graphite is that it doesn't have any odor.

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by kilgyj » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:18 am

I had the same problem... I just put a little gun oil on the rods and it was good to go. Make sure the wash the comfort strap when you are done though

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by modem » Fri Jan 07, 2011 9:47 pm

It is also important to adjust both rods evenly as this too can cause binding of the threads and gives you the impression that lubrication is needed where it is not.So check that the rods are even before attemting to lubricate.

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by iimm » Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:43 pm

i would not recommend that you lubricate the springs... because stuff like w40 can actually damage your skin if it touches

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by TPH » Sun May 27, 2012 5:12 pm

Just a quick note, if anyone ever considers selling their extender, or buys one second hand, I would suggest sanding the plastic down lightly to remove any contaminants. Also, maybe silicone gel lube would be good for the springs.

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by kabal » Sat Sep 01, 2012 1:42 am

I agree with limm safety should always be first.

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by maddog » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:45 pm

i think its disgusting buying a used one

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by Drew » Mon Nov 18, 2013 2:18 pm

Make sure the springs and screws are level with each oother every time you extend the device using the screws, they can sometimes unscrew the rods themselves a bit. If they are not level, it gets harder to compress the device.

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Re: Lubricating the X4

Post by nyguy25 » Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:01 pm

So i try the product over 1 year and doesn't work.
I try step by step, and i did all the pressure.
What else you recommend?

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