[rescue] Trackball slowdown
rjtoegel at gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 13:15:42 CDT 2015
I was thinking the same thing but I didn't want to start anything.
On Jul 9, 2015, at 14:22, "Steve Hatle" <shatle at nfldinet.com> wrote:
> I feel a bad string of posts about "polishing your balls" coming on...
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Trackball slowdown
> From: Josh Carlson <helforama at gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, July 09, 2015 9:10 am
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Is this one of the rubberized balls or it is hard plastic? I have a
> plastic trackball that has recently been giving me a few similar
> The plastic itself is actually starting to pitch/scratch and that
> seems to
> be it. So you may have to hunt for a replacement ball or try
> polishing your
> current one.
> On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 7:54 AM, <microcode at zoho.com> wrote:
>> I have a Logitech Trackman that gets gummed up and causes the
> trackball not
>> to function very well occasionally. In the past I have taken it
> apart and
>> wiped the trackball and the bearing points with a microfiber cloth
> and it
>> has come back to normal.
>> Lately it is sticking and not working well and the way I used to
> clean it
>> doesn't help. It's becoming impossible to use.
>> Do these simply wear out and go into the garbage like most modern
> stuff or
>> is there some other way to fix this? It feels like it needs lube of
>> kind but that also seems like it would be a very bad idea.
>> Thanks for any suggestions.
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