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Originally Posted by MattTCG View Post
 

DeOxit has become harder to find locally. I used to pick it up from Radio Shack but now I just order from Amazon. 

I believe Radio Shack has their own version of that called "Precision Electronics Cleaner" that comes in a spray can. Works great.

post #10982 of 13125
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It does a good job cleaning, but I don't recommend it. It can cause long term damage. It robs the pots of lubricant. After use the smooth feel of turning the pot goes away and you can feel the friction of the metal wiper scrubing against the carbon. And it's not that much cheaper than deoxit. Deoxit is the only stuff I would recommend, and I still recommend using the fader lube right behind it, but it's not crucial.

Most decent size towns have a guitar center. Only 14.99 if you only want to do local, and they carry the gold and fader lube as well
Edited by moodyrn - 12/8/13 at 7:36am
post #10983 of 13125

Good info!!

post #10984 of 13125

This stuff from RadioShack does work well.  http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3511774&locale=en_US#

 

RadioShack branded deoxit basically.  Even uses the actual active ingredient in deoxit from caig.

post #10985 of 13125
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That was a rumor from a few years ago that has now been dismissed. There was a whole thread about it. They do not use the same ingredients. I have ruined a few pots using the radioshack stuff. Even people over at ak warn against it. I really wanted it to be the same because I wanted to save a few bucks. But as with most things, you get what you pay for.

It's easy to verify though. Just buy a can of each on look in the back. The ingredient list of both are very different. And it has been verified not to be a rebrand. But try at your own risk, it's your money and equipment. But I definitely wouldn't recommend that stuff.
Edited by moodyrn - 12/8/13 at 9:56am
post #10986 of 13125

Oh I know it's not exactly the same, and never meant to imply it was.  There's more oil in the radio shack stuff so using less is ideal.  It hasn't ruined any pots for me.  Maybe I've just been lucky.

post #10987 of 13125
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Oh I know it's not exactly the same, and never meant to imply it was.  There's more oil in the radio shack stuff so using less is ideal.  It hasn't ruined any pots for me.  Maybe I've just been lucky.

I will try and source both and see what works out.

 

Thanks guys. During the rest of the day my Pioneer Quad QX9900 behaved well and both channels worked well.

 

 

 

post #10988 of 13125
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I will try and source both and see what works out.

 

Thanks guys. During the rest of the day my Pioneer Quad QX9900 behaved well and both channels worked well.

 

 

 

Man, I am just a sucker for blue dials! Great shots!

post #10989 of 13125
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Man, I am just a sucker for blue dials! Great shots!

Haha, Me too. And despite the fact that I use my quad purely as a 2 channel amp, the 4 blue meters light up. Also has 2 more blue meters on the extreme left when using FM. This is one "sucker" dial show.

post #10990 of 13125
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Well the moody mobile is back on the road again. This time the destination is in T-town, which is much closer(little over an hour away). I will say what I'm going to pick up is a brand I've never owned before and have always been curious about what was so special about them. So hopefully I'll find out soon.

Oh and a lot of people here in T-town still walking around with drooping heads, and after more than a week later, still a lot of dead elephants on the side of the highway lol.
(Some of you may get that)
post #10991 of 13125

Down goes the elephant!! :veryevil:  Long live the Tiger...:wink:

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Well the moody mobile is back on the road again. This time the destination is in T-town, which is much closer(little over an hour away). I will say what I'm going to pick up is a brand I've never owned before and have always been curious about what was so special about them. So hopefully I'll find out soon.

Oh and a lot of people here in T-town still walking around with drooping heads, and after more than a week later, still a lot of dead elephants on the side of the highway lol.
(Some of you may get that)

Even still...
Roll Tide!
U of A alum here.
post #10993 of 13125
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Lol, just having fun. I'm actually from MS, and my team has been a disappointment. But beating those rebs to get in a pathetic bowl game did feel nice though.
Edited by moodyrn - 12/10/13 at 8:33am
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Originally Posted by moodyrn View Post

Well the moody mobile is back on the road again. This time the destination is in T-town, which is much closer(little over an hour away). I will say what I'm going to pick up is a brand I've never owned before and have always been curious about what was so special about them. So hopefully I'll find out soon.

Oh and a lot of people here in T-town still walking around with drooping heads, and after more than a week later, still a lot of dead elephants on the side of the highway lol.
(Some of you may get that)

Ok intrigued to say the least.  Let's hope you have a successful ride.

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Originally Posted by moodyrn View Post

Well the moody mobile is back on the road again. This time the destination is in T-town, which is much closer(little over an hour away). I will say what I'm going to pick up is a brand I've never owned before and have always been curious about what was so special about them. So hopefully I'll find out soon.

Oh and a lot of people here in T-town still walking around with drooping heads, and after more than a week later, still a lot of dead elephants on the side of the highway lol.
(Some of you may get that)


May have been the best college football game I've ever seen.  The finish was at least. 

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