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    Battery-changing question on G's

    Hey guys. Read over Sjors' excellent overview of changing a battery. However, while I understand the need to grease the case gasket with silicone grease or oil, what about the rubber "shock pad" that goes between the movement and the case back? Should that be lubed too?
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    Re: Battery-changing question on G's

    Nope. The silicone grease is to keep the rubber gasket pliable and help retain the water tight seal & keep moisture out. Leave all the internal rubber pieces as you find them; if they feel like they are getting old or brittle, replace them. Sometimes just soaking the gaskets in warm water will help revive them a little.

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    Re: Battery-changing question on G's

    Don't lube the pad ! That's to hold the movement in place by applying pressure from the back but it doesn't need to seal anything so no lube needed.

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    Re: Battery-changing question on G's

    what about the rubber "shock pad" that goes between the movement and the case back? Should that be lubed too?

    NO. It's probably got lube on it because Casio can be sloppy with their grease. Once found it all over the case of a Databank Calculator I bought.
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    I only lube the actual gasket, but something I wondered is: would silicone grease be harmful if it accidentally got on electrical parts? I don't think it would, but I'm not 100% sure.
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    Re: Battery-changing question on G's

    Silicone grease should not harm any of the electrical components. I use a tube of silicone grease designed for automotive electrical connections - won't harm rubber or electrical components.

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    Re: Battery-changing question on G's

    Quote Originally Posted by Snowback View Post
    Silicone grease should not harm any of the electrical components. I use a tube of silicone grease designed for automotive electrical connections - won't harm rubber or electrical components.
    Silicone oil is used as a lubricant for, ahem, "fun stuff". It doesn't damage the rubber material you're using whilst having "fun" with a friend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DragonJade View Post
    Silicone oil is used as a lubricant for, ahem, "fun stuff". It doesn't damage the rubber material you're using whilst having "fun" with a friend.
    Your friend is electric?
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