Lubricating Fans (Was Re: [clug] Re: Config & software for BigPong Adsl (Sam Couter))

Darren Freeman daz111 at
Tue Nov 25 15:53:53 EST 2003

On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 02:36, Alex Satrapa wrote:
> On 24 Nov 2003, at 16:23, Rodney Peters wrote:
> The fan noise, OTOH, is that slightly niggling 
> vibrating-on-a-slightly-dry-bearing noise, which I'm sure will be 
> overcome with some lubricant.

or said lubricant will go in too far and the un-backed-up-drive goes to
heaven ;)

> So tomorrow, I go to the gardening section of the local, to find me 
> some secateur oil :)  Which reminds me, my hair clippers will probably 
> need some too, since the last tube of clipper oil is now permeating the 
> canvas carry bag it used to reside in...

try some gun oil or sewing machine oil (get it from Coles). Or try bike
chain oil from Footlocker or elsewhere. Bike chain oil with teflon
microspheres. Drives out crap and leaves teflon behind.

Have fun,

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