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Scratchy volume pot...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Planet Boulder, May 2, 2003.


  1. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    Just a quick, easy question. I've heard that there is some sort of contact spray that you can get which will often remedy this problem. I need to stop my volume pot from a-cracklin'.

    Anyone with any idea as to what this stuff is and where to get it?

    Cluelessly,
    PB
     
  2. grinx

    grinx Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2003
    Raleighwood, NC
    potentiometer spray

    get it at Radio Shack

    or TV/Tuner spray
     
  3. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    Thanx grinx! So, do I just remove the knob cap and spray it in or what's the best way?
     
  4. JOME77

    JOME77 Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2002
    Georgia
    Insert the small straw into the spray nozzle and spray into the open area just above the Pot contact board. After you spray, work (rotate) the pot knob back and forth several times. Rotating the pot knob back and forth every few days will help keep the noise from returning.
     
  5. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    Good deal - thanks again, folks!