[Boatanchors] frozen potentiometer

Skip Simmons skip at skipsimmonsamps.com
Mon Sep 25 10:55:42 EDT 2017

  Believe it or not, plain rubbing alcohol and a lot of time will  
un-freeze the shaft from the bushing when even WD-40 won't do the  
trick.  Thanks to tube hi-fi legend Earl Yarrow for this tip.

Quoting Steve Mulder <smulder3 at cox.net>:

> I'm looking for suggestions on how to deal with a frozen  
> potentiometer. It's on the back of the vertical gain switch on an  
> Eico 435 scope. I tried contact cleaner and a bit of torque, but it  
> won't budge. What else could I try?
> Steve, KG7CCS
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