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Re: [SLE] OT: Getting the rollers on a Deskjet cleaned/oiled?
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 04 May 2005 11:39:18 -0400
  • Message-id: <4278ECA6.9010403@xxxxxxxxxx>
Preston Crawford wrote:
On Wed, 2005-05-04 at 11:02 -0400, James Knott wrote:

Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D. wrote:

Alcohol is, indeed, a solvent. But isopropyl alcohol, obtainable at any pharmacy as rubbing alcohol, should work for this application.

Actually, rubbing alcohol is not suitable. It may contain oils etc., that can cause problems.

So is isopropyl alcohol also not suitable. Or are they not the same

Isopropyl alcohol is fine. I was warning about rubbing alcohol, which may contain other ingredients. It might also be ethanol and not isopropyl alcohol.

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