Re: {Collins} noisy pots



FYI.  DeOxit is only conductive when wet.

Dennis AE6C

On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 8:14 PM, Steve Darveniza <stevedz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Hi all again,I  use Detoxit D-5 on the shaft/sleeve only,as it is very
> conductive and lubricates, to a lesser degree.I do not use Detoxit on the
> carbon element as it's conductivity will distort the linear or log tracking
>  ratio of  resistance per degree of arc .
> I have seen hydrocarbon based solutions in days gone by causing the carbon
> deposit to "float" off the substrait so the whole thing is ruined.This is
> particular with the older WE s-line pots .I have resorted to  removing the
> casing & manually cleaning the element with an earbud.
> 73 from VK4VN
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