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Old 09-24-2020, 01:23 PM   #1
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Sticky Canvas Zippers

Just wandering if anyone has a favorite fix for sticky zippers on your canvas that doesn't leave an oily mess. Thanks
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Old 09-24-2020, 01:34 PM   #2
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I use Starbright zipper lube. It comes in a squeeze tube that lasts for a long time.
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Zipper lube. Google is your friend.....
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After trying the commercial zipper waxes we switched to beeswax. Cheaper and not very messy. I keep a stick of it in the helm refrigerator and run it down the zippers a few times per year.
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Just wandering if anyone has a favorite fix for sticky zippers on your canvas that doesn't leave an oily mess. Thanks
I've used several products on my zippers. They all work fine but the one that seems to leave the least mess is the Gear Aid Lubricant Stick.

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Chapstick! And on the snap fasteners.
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I've rubbed candle wax on and it helps.
Bar soap can also work.
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Zipper Lube

We use spray silicon, recommended by the canvas guy who did our boat


Doesn't leave a residue, quick and east with the straw,
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Chapstick! And on the snap fasteners.
Yes.
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A ring under toilet seal from home cheapo is great soft bees wax and only a dollar or two.
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My OCD canvas friend says wash with fresh water only. Any lubrications will attract dirt and compound the problem over the long haul. Everyone has an opinion
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