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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Thu 26, 2022 10:47 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Thu 26, 2022 10:56 pm 
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At $0.99/can? I'll take a couple :)

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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Thu 26, 2022 11:25 pm 
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CRC QD electronic cleaner is cheap and available everywhere. Why not just use it?

The Radio Shack cleaner/lube worked well when there were Radio Shack stores everywhere, but now there aren't. What are you gonna do.


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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Thu 26, 2022 11:48 pm 
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I don't trust products with misspelled labels. if the copy editors missed that, what else was missed?


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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Fri 27, 2022 12:29 am 
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I don't trust products with misspelled labels. if the copy editors missed that, what else was missed?

If you are referring to the term, "Kleen", it's part of a proper name, and therefore not misspelled. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Fri 27, 2022 1:41 am 
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Paul Dietenberger wrote:
CRC QD electronic cleaner is cheap and available everywhere. Why not just use it?

The Radio Shack cleaner/lube worked well when there were Radio Shack stores everywhere, but now there aren't. What are you gonna do.




I have usually been ordering the Radio Shack Cleaner & Lubricant directly from the Radio Shack website, and I always keep several of those cans on hand. At times, the Radio Shack Cleaner & Lubricant is actually sold on eBay. Currently, the Radio Shack Cleaner & Lubricant is out of stock at the Radio Shack website, but I expect those to be back in stock soon.


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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Fri 27, 2022 2:01 am 
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I don't trust products with misspelled labels. if the copy editors missed that, what else was missed?


"Poof! There goes Noise!"

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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Fri 27, 2022 2:36 am 
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It's a play on words… how you pronounce the letter A
SPRA is pronounced as spray.

Come on man… things were groovy and cats were cool in the mid 1960s... 8)


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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Fri 27, 2022 2:42 am 
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It's a play on words… how you pronounce the letter A
SPRA is pronounced as spray.

Come on man… things were groovy and cats were cool in the mid 1960s... 8)


I'm picking up what you're putting down, Greg!

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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Fri 27, 2022 3:57 am 
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I have used WD-40 on pots when I was out of DeoxIT D and it worked with no ill effects. But it did not provide as long a lasting fix as DeoxIT D. The WD-40 fixed the noise for 2 or 3 months. DeoxIT D lasts about a year in the same pots. I have not tried DeoxIT Fader lube. It might last even longer.

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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Sat 28, 2022 9:45 pm 
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egg wrote:
It's a play on words… how you pronounce the letter A
SPRA is pronounced as spray.

Come on man… things were groovy and cats were cool in the mid 1960s... 8)

It's a certain country's way of spelling SPRAY. I won't mention which country, but they like to remove random vowels and silent letters from English words. Eg., color, labor, lite, thru...


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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Sat 28, 2022 10:07 pm 
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An abbreviation of "sports bra". 'My spra is way too small for these boobs.'

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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
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BobWeaver wrote:
egg wrote:
It's a play on words… how you pronounce the letter A
SPRA is pronounced as spray.

Come on man… things were groovy and cats were cool in the mid 1960s... 8)

It's a certain country's way of spelling SPRAY. I won't mention which country, but they like to remove random vowels and silent letters from English words. Eg., color, labor, lite, thru...

"English words" with French spelling; colour, labour, etc.? I don't believe the Queens English vocabulary contains those French influenced U's, LOL.

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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Sun 29, 2022 11:34 am 
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BobWeaver wrote:
egg wrote:
It's a play on words… how you pronounce the letter A
SPRA is pronounced as spray.

Come on man… things were groovy and cats were cool in the mid 1960s... 8)

It's a certain country's way of spelling SPRAY. I won't mention which country, but they like to remove random vowels and silent letters from English words. Eg., color, labor, lite, thru...


Fair enough, but don't get us started on maneuver. How is is spelled up north? Manouevre? Something like that....


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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Sun 29, 2022 1:14 pm 
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For the record, the French word for color is Couleur.

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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
PostPosted: May Tue 31, 2022 11:23 pm 
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My Dad was a TV repairman in the 50"s. He always used Zippo Lighter Fluid to clean tuners and vol. controls. It's really just kerosene. I have used it in the past on pots but I usually use a CRC cleaner. Besides he smoked I don't so ... no lighter

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 Post subject: Re: WD-40 For Crackling Radio
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Oh and BTW. All you ever need in life is Duct Tape & WD40. If it moves and it's not suppose to Duct Tape, If it doesn't move and it's suppose to WD40

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Oh and BTW. All you ever need in life is Duct Tape & WD40. If it moves and it's not suppose to Duct Tape, If it doesn't move and it's suppose to WD40

When I worked as a radio dispatcher at an air conditioning company, the old saw was, "duct tape and a hammer"... :wink:

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