<<Try to keep any oils, waxes, grease and
silicones out of the brakes, the ropes and the area that the ropes
Well, but :) When I first started using this braking system, the loom
was only a year or so old and had been oiled as part of the finishing
(Harrisville kit). No problems back then, or when it was last oiled,
years ago now. Only problems are recently.