No Tuner Cleaner

From detritu–(at)– Tue Dec 30 12:18:35 CST 1997
From: detritu–(at)– Valve)
Newsgroups: alt.guitar.amps
Subject: Re: Marshall ValveState 8080 with noisy knobs…
Date: 30 Dec 1997 09:01:31 GMT
X-NETCOM-Date: Tue Dec 30 3:01:31 AM CST 1997
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In <34A83077.2F7--(at)> George
>They sell TV tuner cleaner at Radio Shack and other stores of the
>Get some of that and spray it into the hole on each pot. Work the
>good. That should clear it up.
>It may be time for some new pots.
Lord Valve Admonisheth, AGAIN…
Tuner cleaner is for cleaning tuners. Hopefully, the fact that there
are no currently produced television sets which use mechanical-contact
tuners will encourage the maintenance-chemical manufacturers to stop
making the goddamn stuff. DO NOT put tuner cleaner into your pots.
Silicone-based crud like Blue Shower and Tun-O-Wash will quiet your
pots for about three hours…when the solvent vehicle evaporates out of
the pot, it’ll be worse than it was before. Invest in a can of Caig
DN5S-6 and a can of Caig MCL100-2. These two formulations are used by
major studios all over the world, and all of the US military branches;
also by major corporations such as Raytheon, Hewlett-Packard, IBM,
Samsonite, and damn near every audio-equipment manufacturer you’d care
to name. Anyone who tells you to use tuner cleaner for any audio
maintenance procedure is either a rookie or fulla crap.

Lord Valve
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