[TenTec] OT: Bug maintenance
tims at hhs.net
Tue Aug 2 15:05:29 EDT 2005
A drop of sewing machine oil wouldn't be amiss. It will inhibit
corrosion on the little seen pivot and smooth up the action. That's all
I do to the 90+ Vibroplex keys in my collection.
Able2fly at aol.com wrote:
>I'm assuming there are a few Vibroplex bug users around here. Wondering if
>the pivot points of an old "Original" (non jeweled) should be lubed, or
>would that just attract dirt or otherwise lead to problems? I see no sign of
>lubrication on this one.
>I just picked up a 60 yo Original Standard and find it fun to use after
>quite a bit of practice. A problem now is that my iambic timing seems to have
>gone to hell. Wonder if I'll be able to recover ??
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>such as this?
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