RL02 drive tuneup
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Sun Mar 20 14:47:21 CDT 2011
> > I don;t knowwhere you get the compressed air from, but some compressors
> > do put a significant amount of oil in the air. The RK05 manuals warn
> > aobut this, it's it a very bad idea to put oil on th disk or heads :-)
> Good point Tony. Here, I have an oil-less compressor and if I use
> tools that require oil, I usually add the oil to the tool or use an
> inline oiler at the tool itself. I also have seperate air lines that
> are labeled as "oil" and "not oil"... But not all air compressors and
> associated accessories are setup this way... that's for sure.
I am also told that some 'oil-less compessors' are not that good and
still ahve some oil in the output. It may not matter for many
applicaitons, but it does for this.
> > I am told (but have never tried it) that those cans of compressed air
> > used for cleaning cameras, etc, aregood for blowing the dust off
> > disk packs.
> Yes... but I bet you can empty one in short order blowing off both sides
> of a whole pack.
Alas, yes... and they're not cheap.
The RK05 manual tells you taht you can blow dry dust off my both, but 'do
not spit on the disk'.
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