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Do you clean your controller?

Old 05-14-18, 11:21 PM
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Re: Do you clean your controller?

Originally Posted by OldBoy View Post
Can you use an alcohol wipe on a controller without harm?
I would use water on a paper towel honestly. Or a q-tip.
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Old 05-14-18, 11:24 PM
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Re: Do you clean your controller?

Originally Posted by Rob V View Post
At what point does a grown person use common sense. It's not just this thread, it's almost every thread. I get we post here as a community to learn from one another... but "how to clean a controller"? This is another example cyber space white-noise.

Old Boy -- with a billion options to clean something (from logical to lethal), don't use alcohol... ok? Just go get a Clorox wipe and you're done.

Also, nickdawgy, congrats on standing up in this thread and being "the man". I was going to remind you that the NES Classic is coming back for $60 in late June.
So donít respond if you think itís a pointless thread. And I saw that about the classic. I might eBay mine and try and recoup as much as I can and possibly buy it later. Itís like that $5 movie you havenít seen since high school. You buy it, watch it once, and it ends up sitting on your shelf.
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Old 05-26-18, 01:29 PM
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Re: Do you clean your controller?

I remember back to being a kid, we had an Atari 5200. My mother decided the controllers need to be cleaned so she took them apart and soaked them in soap and water.
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Old 05-26-18, 04:51 PM
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Re: Do you clean your controller?

Is this another way to say "polishing the bishop"?
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Old 06-02-18, 11:10 AM
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Re: Do you clean your controller?

Originally Posted by OldBoy View Post
jesus f-in christ. just wanted suggestions what to use to clean some spots. nothing major, but i didn't know if alcohol wipes would work or if bad for controller...
Relax

Yes you can use wipes, you are cleaning plastic.

If you need to take the controller apart there are many videos online to help. I just now cleaned my XBox One Elite Controller for the second time. Took it completely apart, cleaned the parts, lubricated them, cleaned the thumbstick undersides that become notchy with build up and wiped it down with a Lysol wipe and put it back together. 15 minutes and ready for action.
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Old 06-09-18, 09:20 PM
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Old 06-09-18, 10:12 PM
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Re: Do you clean your controller?

Damn, I wish I never made that video now
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