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volume control

Postby steamfitter » Sat Jul 23, 2016 4:42 pm

I previously cleaned my volume control with contact /connector cleaner and it still was cutting in and out occasionally, bought some good stuff ($25 a can) and what a difference sounds awesome. Love my tunes when I'm playing pin .
Pins: Mars God of War , Black Hole , bally star trek ,Data east star trek , Police Force
Jukebox :1972 Seeburg Olympian sps160 , 1986 seeburg SCD-1
Projects : Sinbad , rapid fire , fireball (home edition ) , seeburg LPC-1


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Re: volume control

Postby sylvain » Sat Jul 23, 2016 9:59 pm

Indeed DeOxIt is an excellent product doing a great job on volume controls and sliding switches.
Better than most products out there. Many audiophiles use it. But flammable - still not for use in EM pinballs of course.

I remember using it in the early 80s at a TV repair shop I was working part-time in east Montreal back then.
It was expensive then - even more so today.

I think the motto printed on old DeOxIt cans back in those days was:
'Approved by US government for missiles and submarines'.
...It must be good!

- Sylvain.
Looking for Bally Star-Jet, Capersville or The Wiggler, Williams Magic City, Grand Lizard, Swords of Fury, 1986 Pinstar Gamatron, and a few others.
Collecting & repairing electro-mechanical and solid state pinball machines with quality and care for over 35 years.
Serious and fun hobby, powerful nostalgia !

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