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#6582419 - 12/11/16 06:45 PM Problem with Eliminator spinner plate
Wilhunt Offline
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Registered: 07/26/13
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Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
The eliminator spinner plate has stopped closing all the way. I have lubed it about6 weeks ago but that is about it. It closes enough o be functional but not like it is supposed to
. Does the spring on the shaft get weak? Appreciate you comments.

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#6584730 - 12/13/16 08:38 AM Re: Problem with Eliminator spinner plate [Re: Wilhunt]
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We have had same problem, but luckily our dealer will trade bad for new. Those things are not cheap.
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#6584738 - 12/13/16 08:42 AM Re: Problem with Eliminator spinner plate [Re: Wilhunt]
Creekrunner Offline
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Sacrilege around here to say they don't work perfectly, 100% of the time.

And yes, they are pricey.
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#6584838 - 12/13/16 09:42 AM Re: Problem with Eliminator spinner plate [Re: Wilhunt]
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Have had good luck with mine until lately. I have this feeder running for 8 seconds, starting to wonder if the longer run time has any effect. Going to take some brake cleaner or carb. cleaner out next time to see in that will help.

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#6584911 - 12/13/16 10:07 AM Re: Problem with Eliminator spinner plate [Re: Wilhunt]
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I had the same problem as Wilhunt two weeks ago. I found that the plate it self got bent some how. That caused an angle pushing the plate to one side running back up the rod, I bent it back straight no problems now.

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#6585591 - 12/13/16 05:27 PM Re: Problem with Eliminator spinner plate [Re: Wilhunt]
Wilhunt Offline
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I did not notice mine being bent but will check it for sure. Like the easy fix.

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#6585595 - 12/13/16 05:29 PM Re: Problem with Eliminator spinner plate [Re: Wilhunt]
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That would be a big boar 'coon hanging on it. bolt
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#6620322 - 01/06/17 07:24 PM Re: Problem with Eliminator spinner plate [Re: Wilhunt]
Wilhunt Offline
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Solved my problem with the Eliminator Spin plate. The plate was completely down and I could not force it up by hand. After spraying 2-3 times with brake cleaner it started to loosen up a bit. Kept working by hand with more brake cleaner the a good dose of white lithium grease (spray). It now works like it is supposed to. I had used another lubricant on it but never a cleaner before.

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