cleaning the pitch fader

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  1. danhowe25

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    my mates got a pair of 1210s and cider got spilled in the pitch fader of 1 of his decks. is there any way to clean the pitch cos at the moment the deck only works between -8 and -2 and at just under 2. quite annoying to mix on if u get me
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    Visit an internet dj store and buy the fluid to clean faders. Easy. Next.
     
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    Buy some Lighter fluid (like what you use to fill up zippos) and some sponge cotton-bud things (from PC world for cleaning printers...try not to use standard ones as the fibres will come off inside ur deck)... just make sure your deck aint plugged in when u do it!!

    its safe because of the high petrol content...it evaporates almost instantly but cleans almost anything!

    I use it all the time on everything and anything, so universal....its excellent for removing the residue from stickers etc...good for getting paint off your hands too!

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    Lighter fluid is excellent but a bit difficult to apply.
     
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    cool... ya learn something new everyday!!
     
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    The thing about lighter fluid is that you can't easily apply it in fader holes. The special fader cleaning fluids have straws that allow you to reach difficult to reach elements.
     
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    thanks for the replies and i didnt know u could use lighter fluid to clean stuff im gonna try that haha