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Newer page: version 5 Last edited on September 5, 2006 4:02 pm. by 204.174.61.155
Older page: version 3 Last edited on February 15, 2003 9:05 am. by JeffDairiki
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 HammondOil is said by many to be interchangeable with Leslie oil. 
  
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+The above refers to the Leslie rotary horn (maybe on just the new HammondSuzuki Leslies?), but neglects to mention lubrication of the motors. The motors of the classic Leslies require periodic lubrication by application of several drops of oil to the two felts in each of the (up to) four motors. The felts should be saturated without dripping, using either "approved Leslie oil" or just about any 10W machine oil. The oil specification is not as stringent as that for Hammond organs since there are no wicks involved. Annual lubrication is typical, but more or less may be appropriate according to the amount of use and dust conditions. Lubrication requires removal and dismantling of the motor stacks to access most of the felts.  
  
 See also: 
 * ServicingTheRotosonicDrum 
  

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