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DeoxIT FaderLube precision lubricant spray is specifically formulated to improve conductivity and lubricate conductive plastic and carbon compound fa...Read More

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DeoxIT FaderLube precision lubricant spray is specifically formulated to improve conductivity and lubricate conductive plastic and carbon compound faders, switches, and other similar components. Over time these components lose their original lubrication from wear or repeated cleaning. Dust, dirt, drink spills, and other contamination also degrade electrical components' lubricant. Re-lubrication with DeoxIT FaderLube prevents excess wear and abrasion to plastic surfaces.

FaderLube also is effective on conductive membrane switches and components. Oil, grease, and acids that build up on the membrane surfaces due to repeated finger contact can lead to device malfunction. Applying DeoxIT FaderLube provides a long-lasting barrier against contamination. The oil, grease, and acids are displaced above the DeoxIT FaderLube layer, preventing contact with the plastic membrane.

Other uses of DeoxIT FaderLube include: lubrication and protection of plastic-to-plastic parts (faders), plastic-to-metal parts (faders, linear sliders, dot matrix printers), metal-to-metal parts (sliding and slow rotating metal parts, locks, bearings), carbon-based controls (potentiometers) and membrane switches (mouse pointers, touch keypads).

Cleaner and lubricant for conductive plastic faders and controls.

FEATURES
  • Improve conductivity
  • 5% solution
  • Flushing action
  • Slow dry
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CAIGDeoxIT FaderLube Lubricant 5 oz.
 
4.9

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Functional (5)
  • Good quality (4)
  • Improves sound (3)

Cons

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4.0

Worked the first time just spraying into the slider assembly

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from FL

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about CAIG DeoxIT FaderLube Lubricant 5 oz.:

    It worked, sprayed inside the slider chamber of the master volume on two mixers and then worked the slider back and forth. Waited two minutes, repeated, hooked up and both mixers worked. They were not working and cutting out constantly when they did work, or worked at lower volumes than they should. It works.

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    5.0

    Worthwhile for expensive equipment

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    from Richmond, VA

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Pots Switches And Jacks

    Comments about CAIG DeoxIT FaderLube Lubricant 5 oz.:

    This fixes scratchy popping knobs and humming static-filled jack connections. A couple doses are needed for the really corroded ones. They should give us a larger can for the price though.

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    5.0

    Takes the NOISE out of noisy Pots

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    from Knoxville, TN

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    Pros

    • Functional
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • At The Workbench

      Comments about CAIG DeoxIT FaderLube Lubricant 5 oz.:

      Works well for unsealed Pots and Faders. If you have sealed Bourdons Pots the spray cannot get inside. I don't know if it is safe on the paint on Guitars, so be careful when applying it to Guitar Pots. It comes with a small nozzle extension tube for spraying it into the inside of the Pots. To be safe, I place a rag in the control cavity to absorb any spray that does not go into the pot. A little goes a long way so just a short tap on the nozzle is enough. I purchased it for an Ibanez Bass with active controls. The pots were very scratchy and when adjusted created more sound output then the Bass could achieve. After using this Faderlube the Pots are noiseless.

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      5.0

      Absolutely Excellent Product!

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      from Birmingham, AL

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Cleans Solder Rosin
      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Clean Newly Soldered Pots

        Comments about CAIG DeoxIT FaderLube Lubricant 5 oz.:

        Someone got the bright idea to try the Les Paul 22 mod with Satriani pickups on an old Ibanez. Need this stuff to clean out the solder flux and lubricate the push-pull pots after all the solder work alcohol cleaning. I set it on "L" and blasted the insides of the push-pulls and pots and let them dry out overnight. Functioned FLAWLESSLY the next afternoon. I am a believer

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        5.0

        Excellent lubricant

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        from Tijuana, BC, MX

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about CAIG DeoxIT FaderLube Lubricant 5 oz.:

            Very good product for cleaning faders and controls. I recommend this for DJ's mixers and musical consoles and peripherals.

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            5.0

            Saved my rp7 from the trash

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            from Boston Ma,

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about CAIG DeoxIT FaderLube Lubricant 5 oz.:

                My 15 year old rp7 multi effects pedal was showing it's age and the contacts for the foot switches no longer functioned. A few squirts of this and about 100 clicks of each switch made them all work like new.

                Also worked great to restore a power switch on an old peavey amp.

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                5.0

                Not just for faders

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                from Portland OR

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                Pros

                • Cleans Lubricates Pots

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about CAIG DeoxIT FaderLube Lubricant 5 oz.:

                    Everybody should have this in their bag of tricks. If you ever get a scratchy volume control, tone control, fader, EQ control or any other type of rotary or slide pot, Faderlube will clean and lubricate it for maximum functionality.

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                    5.0

                    Does what it claims

                    Comments about CAIG DeoxIT FaderLube Lubricant 5 oz.:

                    Restored life to some faders with smoothness/dropout issues in my rack gear, as claimed. Also doubled admirably on some scratchy pots on an old backup guitar.

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