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Sacalait

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I've had the corker for ~5yrs. and would like to disassemble it for general maintenance and cleaning but am reluctant to attempt this not having a manual to go by. Has anyone done this and are there any tricks involved?
 

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why disassemble it? is there a problem?
I have an Italian one for 5+ years and has seen MANY thousands of bottles thru it and no problems.
 

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The jaws stick at times which likely means lubrication is needed and paint is peeling and causing a rust deposit on top the corks. Therefore I'd like to take it down, clean it up and apply fresh paint.
 

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I really dont think there is a manual. On mine there are some screws on top where the Jaws are. I would think its a no brainer. Take pictures as you go for reference to put back together.
 

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Ha Ha Ha Ha,:) I like the part about taking pictures. I've found what I was looking for, LD Carlson has instructions for jaw replacement and it's the same for the Italian corker as well.
 
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