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Here is what you can expect, Video Chapters 0:00 — Intro 2:19 — Capacitor Locations 4:41 — Capacitor Replacement 14:18 — Microscope view 18:55 — Lifting head for cleaning 21:13 — Protective yellow plastic disk 22:37 — Metal Mounting Bracket 24:31 — Ribbon Cable Types (stripe color) 26:20 — Disk Ejection Woe 26:57 — Cleaning & Lube 30:11 — Sliding smooth with KURE 5-56 (WD-40) 34:22 — Plastic Gearbox Disassembly 37:43 — Gear that usually breaks 40:31 — Microscope view of Gears 47:06 — Head Assembly Removal for lubrication 52:02 — SuperLube Grease & Oil
As many of you know, there is a small eject gear in 800k floppy drives which often breaks, and I've seen some replacements sold on EBAY. The only auction I could find with a reasonable price for the gear and reasonable international shipping (to Japan, in my case) is this: PMMA plastic in mold: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-Macintosh-1x-GEAR-for-800K-or-2M-SONY-FLOPPY-DRIVE-MP-F51W-MP-F75W/333463751453?hash=item4da3fd0b1d:g:1ucAAOSwhQhY0iTg Here is an auction with a reasonable product price but which sadly doesn't ship outside Australia, and no plastic material i