Maybe I can order a couple online and change them out. I had more grease on my fingers that I wiped off! LOL. It's OK, the tub if grease was like $3.
Also the hinges are plain steel that are chrome plated. I'm sure they'll rust too. The hinge bolts, washers and lock nuts are stainless.
LeftieBiker wrote:The grease was definitely necessary. In the Rust Belt it would be better to use brass or stainless steel screws and wingnuts, if you didn't already - still with (maybe a little less) grease.