Dunno about this specific issue, but when I have problems with flakey Jones
plugs at my shack bulkhead, I find that a little application of CAIG Labs
Progold or R5 works wonders. I'm pretty sure they are sold in the UK - a
little goes a long way.
73, Pete N4ZR
At 06:25 AM 1/19/2006, you wrote:
>Silly question, but I wonder if anyone can help. On one of my T2X rotors the
>in-line 8 pin AMP plug/socket on the flying lead from the rotor housing has
>somehow got water into it. This has caused a slight bit of
>corrosion/electrolytic action on the pins/sockets. The result is that the
>direction indicator is jumping about occasionally.
>I've cleaned the pins of the plug by rolling some fine emery paper into a
>tight tube, and sliding this over each pin in turn. The Socket is a bit more
>of a problem. I am reluctant to push anything into the socket holes, in case I
>push them open too wide to make contact with the plug pins.
>Has anyone had this problem before - if so is there an easy and safe way of
>cleaning the socket contacts ?
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