[vcf-midatlantic] Mac 400k Floppy Drive cleaning/lubrication.

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 14:26:32 EST 2015

On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 2:06 PM, Joseph Oprysko via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> I have like 3 or 4 Mac 400k drives (2 external units, and 2 internal)  Is
> someone here adept at cleaning the old grease and re-greasing these drives?
> Here's the systems I need them for:
> Mac 512K - Internal drive & External Drive - Clean and Lube
> Mac 128K - Swap 800K Internal Drive & Replace with 400K drive from Mac
> Plus, plus clean and lube External Drive.
> My Mac 128K has the original mainboard, but has a 1MB RAM Expansion board
> sitting on top of the main board, and likely updated ROM to support the
> 800k Floppy drive.
> I also have 3 or 4 800k drives that also need to be cleaned and lubed.
> While it is probably something I could do myself, I've never had good luck
> when trying to refurbish floppy drives, so I'm looking to find someone who
> could do it for me.
> Thanks,
> Joe
> --
Herb J. of this group has a lot of knowledge in this area, he may offer
this service, or you may find the info you need here:



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