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Old 08-25-2011, 05:21 AM   #1
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Default Do shock boots dry out?

I just bought my X1x this past march and have yet to put it to heavy use because i live in the city but my shock boots are already cracking and tearing.
So this makes me wonder if it is because of the heat and maybe that if i kept them moist with oil or lube that cracks might be prevented. What do you think?
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all rubber parts will eventually fail. Heat, sunlight and chemicals all shorten their life.
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I have to admit I see a lot of tattered dried up and torn ones. But my Agama boots to my surprise still look great. They are usual covered in a bit of WD (not on purpose). Don't know if it helps or hinders, but they still look great and supple.
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