Cleaning RK05 packs (Was: LGP-30 Memory Drum Update)

Tony Duell ard.p850ug1 at
Thu Jan 5 12:12:22 CST 2017

On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 5:30 PM, Al Kossow <aek at> wrote:
> On 1/5/17 9:22 AM, js at wrote:
>> As Allison taught me, the oxide surface on platters / drums is just a form of inactive RUST.. and therefore, unaffected
>> by water (no, the water doesn't cause it to start rusting further).
> The interface between the aluminum platter and the steel sector ring
> would be a really bad thing to get water into.

I seem to remember that at least some RK05 packs have a piece of foam inside the
hub (no idea what for, and it doesn't seem to be the Evil Foam that
turns to dust
or gunge). Get that soaked with water and you will have some interesting effects
when you spin up!


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