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Mark
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Just a reminder:
01/12/13 at 15:45:00
 
I just cleaned all my tube sockets and tube pins, my interconnects, amp RCA jacks, speaker terminals, etc. with isopropyl... Inside and out...

The difference was like a substantial I/C upgrade... Maybe better...

No kidding...

Just do it!... (m.)

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Re: Just a reminder:
Reply #1 - 01/12/13 at 18:04:59
 
Cool, I still use XLO's The Perfect Connection (TPC).....works wonders!

-Stone
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Re: Just a reminder:
Reply #2 - 01/14/13 at 19:00:47
 
Great reminder.

What did you use to apply the isopropyl?
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Re: Just a reminder:
Reply #3 - 01/14/13 at 19:44:41
 
Pal: For the tube sockets, various dental brushes you can get at any drug store...  Q-tips for everything else... The dental brushes come in three sizes [sm., med., lg.]...

The only hard part is getting inside of the grounding shrouds on the RCA plugs... If you flatten out a Q-tip, that should do it...

Note: I used 0000 steel wool to brighten up the tube pins first; that is, the vintage tube pins that tend to get kinda brownish...

Definite improvement...  (m.)
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Re: Just a reminder:
Reply #4 - 01/16/13 at 00:26:39
 
Do   this  at the  beginning of the  year, and  again  around  4th of  July  every  year.  Makes a difference  for  sure.
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