No, it is my understanding that the damped lift mech is not something
you should ever have to recharge.
What I'm referring to is an add-on dampening system that reduces
lateral movement in the arm resulting in better tracking and quieter transfers.
At 12:57 PM 3/21/2014, you wrote:
>On 3/21/2014 12:09 PM, Paul Stamler wrote:
>>On 3/21/2014 10:06 AM, Kurt Nauck wrote:
>>>Does anyone have a good substitute for SME Dampening Oil? I wish to fill
>>>a 3012-R trough. Replacement vials are $25 for one filling, but I wonder
>>>if there isn't something just as good which can be purchased in a larger
>>I seem to remember from when that arm was new that people were
>>recommending synthetic motor oil as a substitute liquid. I don't
>>remember the weight, though.
>I assume you are talking about the arm's manual lift/lower mechanism.
>I am looking at my SME arm right now, and I wonder how you disassemble
>that part of it?
>I have medium quantities (about a pint) of some Dow-Corning fluid
>which was appropriate
>for the ancient Grey arm. I'll trade some of the fluid for the instructions
>that get me into the correct part of the SME lift assembly.
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