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I would replace those brushes, what do they cost $15 a piece?
It also looks like the gear (that the worm gear drives) is worn.
I'll check the pricing for the brushes. Philsboat on the AS site said they are about 1/3 used up. I really don't want to mess with them if I don't have to, those springs are under a lot of tension.
I checked into the wormgear (as I've since learned it's called). After carefully reviewing the price (!), I won't be replacing it this time around, unless it's completely shot. What do you think?
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