Originally Posted by Lakers4Life
That sounds like something is binding. Possibly a factory defect. I had a X-6FC and it turned easily.
the center post and the bushing look fine to me. they are pasticky though. the friction is greatest at a certain angle and locks up. I guess the shaft and the bushing are not round enough. well I can't expect too much from a $500 machine. hopefully a good lube fixes it.