[chbot] 3.5" DS DD media needed

Helmut Walle helmut.walle at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 00:35:18 GMT 2017

Good point - and not only dust, but as the heads have iron cores they 
can also rust. If you are living in a "sea spray zone"...

On 23/02/17 13:27, Volker Kuhlmann wrote:
> On Thu 23 Feb 2017 09:43:27 NZDT +1300, Mark Atherton wrote:
>> Anyone have a couple of 1.44MB 3.5" floppies I can scrounge ?
> Make sure you clean all floppy drives very well first, a few years back
> I destroyed some by inserting a floppy disk before I realised what was
> happening. Being hardly ever used, dust collects inside, ending up
> between head and disk surface, destroying both in the process.
> Volker

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