Vaseline! Is this a silly idea?

pwiles1968

Novice Member
I know a little about the reasons for OFC cables and have seen the adverts for sealed airtight connections and this has got me thinking would it be a silly idea to smear stripped cables with Vaseline (Petroleum Jelly for the US readers).;)

I am not suggesting you smear it all over the back of your Hi-Fi :( but when using screw type banana plugs or similar cable terminations surely this would prevent air from getting to the cable and as far as I am aware would not impair the electrical signal in any way.

So am I Raving?:rotfl:
 
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bobbypunk

Guest
but also it would stop the amount of direct connection all be it by a small amount.
 
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jmack

Guest
and you want a tight connection, (i was told vaseline makes things less tight):D :D :D
 

pwiles1968

Novice Member
Thats 'KY'

I was actually expecting this.
 

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