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 Posted: Sat Feb 10th, 2018 12:34 am
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Jim Roadt
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With considerable time and effort I got one rubber foot on the Emerson Trojan
Whats the secret or is there none ?

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 Posted: Sat Feb 10th, 2018 12:49 am
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Lane Shirey
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Spray the rubber with windex or anything else soapy. It'll  dry and you'll never know it was there. Don't use silicone or oil as they'll always be slippery. 

It's usually easiest to jam one side into the hole, and then CAREFULLY use a small screwdriver to coax it the rest of the way into the hole, working little by little from the part you jammed into the hole. I hope that made sense. 


Obviously the small diameter side is the one that goes through the hole working from the underside of the base. 

I hope that helped. 


Also if you chase those threaded grommet holes with an iron pipe plug (available at Hone Depot in the plumbing dept with the galvanized water pipe fittings) the grommets will thread in nicer. I don't recall the size, but if you measure the hole it'll be obvious . 

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 Posted: Sat Feb 10th, 2018 01:01 am
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Jim Roadt
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Got it thanks
Never wanted to use the terms Trojan,rubber,and KY in the same post but it seems to work

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 Posted: Sat Feb 10th, 2018 01:17 am
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James Henderson
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Lane has the right answer. Just takes a lot of determination and care. Vaseline also works well. :cool:

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 Posted: Sat Feb 10th, 2018 02:04 am
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Geoff Dunaway
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 so does spit & it's abundantly free !!!   :D

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 Posted: Sat Feb 10th, 2018 11:16 am
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Lane Shirey
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Yes to spit, it also works well for lubrication. Haha. Only problem with Vaseline however is it doesn't dry so the feet will stay slippery. If you drag the fan across the counter top, it's possible the feet could pop out of their holes. Tried to keep this as clean as possible, but...

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 Posted: Sat Feb 10th, 2018 09:33 pm
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Jim Kovar
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Jim Roadt wrote: Never wanted to use the terms Trojan,rubber,and KY in the same post but it seems to work...

I'm sure the moderators have put

you on "secret probation!"   :wondering:




Tread lightly, Jim!  Tread lightly.   :shock:





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 Posted: Mon Feb 12th, 2018 12:39 pm
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John McComas
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Geoff Dunaway wrote:  so does spit & it's abundantly free !!!   :D
Yeah, spit is where it's at! 

And then if the fan is ever stolen, you got the DNA evidence as proof of ownership!

Yessiree, I'm always thinking!

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