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How to disassemble a Mackie SR24 4 2 Mixing console for cleaning, and how to properly clean pots, faders, switches and inputs. Thank You, Don

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Can't help with the disassemble, but I restore vintage receivers, so I can help with controls. Your local guitar shop should carry a product called "Faderlube", or you can order it on line. There are two versions, the 10% solution and the 100% solution. Spray the 10% first, and work the pot or fader from one limit to the other 50 times. Repeat with another spray and workout. Then follow up with the 100% solution. The 100% provides lubrication. You have to make sure you get the fluids inside where the sliding resistive parts are. You can usually tell if it's working because the fluid will cause the pot to turn or the slider to slide more freely. This process will cure 90% of your problems. When you test, you may find some of the controls are still dirty, and you have to go back and repeat the process, but before you do, try just working them 200 turns and see if that does the job. There are cheaper cleaning products, but don't mess with them. Shell out the bucks for the real thing.

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