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gyruss

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Cleaning joysticks
« on: August 02, 2010, 03:41:36 PM »
Just cleaned one of my red tent joysticks. Now I need to know which type of grease/oil I need to keep them working smooth.
I used something similar to this : http://hollandbikeshop.com/olie_cid343.html will this do or do i need something thicker?


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Re: Cleaning joysticks
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2010, 06:29:24 PM »
For my Donkey Kong joystick, I used WD40 to degrease and clean it. And after cleaning, the thicker yellow/brown vaseline-like grease to grease it.
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Re: Cleaning joysticks
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2010, 07:28:36 PM »
IIRC the manual specifies a certain type of greasing....

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Re: Cleaning joysticks
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2010, 12:25:52 AM »
I use white lithium grease, it won't gum-up over time.

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Re: Cleaning joysticks
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2010, 09:49:13 AM »
Thanks for the info guys  :D