back ontopic: mac 400k drive.

From: Andrew Gammuto <>
Date: Mon Jan 26 23:06:02 1998

I stand corrected. A dab of white grease will do ya. Vaseline works in a

No off topic or lewd comments on this please....

-----Original Message-----
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Monday, January 26, 1998 11:54 PM
Subject: Re: back ontopic: mac 400k drive.

>In a message dated 98-01-26 23:36:11 EST, you write:
><< The grease on the eject rails hardens and causes this behaviour.
You -can-
> get it out with the paper clip if it moves at all, but you have to push
> hard. >>
>turns out that's exactly what it was! thankfully the drive mechanism
>from the rest of the drive with screws. i had some head and disk cleaner
>(alcohol) in a spray can, so i just sprayed it on the parts and worked them
>back and forth until they were loose. i've no grease, but at least its
>just fine now.
Received on Mon Jan 26 1998 - 23:06:02 GMT

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