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Lubricate bearings in main traveler?

I removed my Harken main sheet traveler to restain the wooden block supporting part of it and also rebed it (it was leaking) and I noticed that there are many small bearings. Do these need lubrication and/or cleaning?

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Like anything else, flush reguarly with clean water, and lubricate. The only lubricant I'd recomend is Sailkote dry lubricant or similar.
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