bearings that the trackball rides on?

has anyone replaced the bearings the trackball rides on?

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Usually they just need a good cleaning with a q-tip and some alcohol.

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the ball is sloppy loose, so that ball doesn't track smoothly


sounds like the balls are in a retracted position.


Wash ball with soap n water, dry thoroughly and rub some candle wax (birthday candle) on trackball. Replace ball and move ball in holder in different directions until ball moves freely.


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There is excellent info on trackball bearing replacement in the comments of this:


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