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9435RE: [midatlanticretro] Re:Cleaning IC legs

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  • Bill Sudbrink
    Sep 8, 2008
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      Jack Rubin wrote:
      > Take a look at the various Caig Labs products -
      > http://www.caig.com/ - DeOxit should do the trick very nicely. I
      > tend to use it whenever I clean up old stuff - on both sockets
      > and card edge fingers. For chips, remove, apply with dispenser
      > and replace; for card edge, either apply to socket or just wipe
      > on the (card) fingers. Very little is needed to be effective.
      >
      > This stuff works!
      >
      > You might also want to look at some of the Nye Lube or Dow
      > Corning synthetic dielectric greases for large card edge
      > connectors like S100 or multibus components.

      Seconded and thirded... All of my OSIs are treated with DeOxit
      and Nyogel 759G. Makes those flakey OSI "fatherboards" almost
      100% reliable.

      Bill
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