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Cleaning Volume Knobs?
Old 8th September 2007
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Cleaning Volume Knobs?

Is there a easy/do-it-yourself way for cleaning noisy/scratching volume knobs on your guitar? I did a search here and found nothing. I remember reading (I think it was here) that if you turn your knobs all the way for about 50 times then the noise goes away but that is not helping. I actually tried it a few times (not sure if I actually got it to 50) but the noise won't go away.

Any tips?
Old 8th September 2007
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Tuner/Contact cleaner/lubricant .

That's all I've ever used.
Old 8th September 2007
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TIP: Caig. Do not use plain old tuner cleaner or lube. Use Caig:

http://www.caig.com/

Lou
Old 8th September 2007
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TIP: Use Caig
Old 8th September 2007
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which caig product is made for cleaning guitar pots?

there are so many products.....
Old 8th September 2007
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You can read it all if you like, and learn about it. I use DeOxit and ProGold. But I'm not a guitartist so don't know specifically about guitar controls. They can't be that different from other potentiometers, though.

L
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