Re: [NTLK] emate tight hinge issue

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Fri Jun 20 2003 - 04:32:45 PDT

Matt Janeczek wrote:
> How tight would be considered tight? My eMate has hardly ever been used,
> and it seems like the lid is semi-stiff. I have to hold the bottom down
> withone hand and lift the cover with the other to open it, but is't not like
> super difficult to do or anything. I bought it used so I do not know how
> much it was used before me, but it seems like the thing was brand new when I
> got it. I saw the directions on how to open it and deal with the problem,
> but it's like a million steps and I would want to avoid doing that unless I
> know for certain it needs to be fixed. Any ideas?

Every eMate will develop this problem eventually. The main factor that causes
it is the grease on the hinges drying out, so unless the hinges have been
re-lubricated regularly, this will happen to your eMate if you keep using it.

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