Lubricate Sash Pulleys?

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pacmanz
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Lubricate Sash Pulleys?

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Hi, I am trying to fix up my old painted shut sash windows and was boiling the paint off the hardware and noticed that after boiling the sash pulleys the wheel kind of seized up a bit, it still turns around but is tough. Wondering if I shouldn’t have boiled the paint off the pulleys? Paint cane off great but now wheel no longer turns freely. Should I use some kind of lubricant or did I ruin them. They say andersen stamped on the back and are heavy probably cast iron.

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