Leaky Jobo Expert Drum

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  1. Barry S

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    I recently bought a used Jobo 3005 Expert drum and found that it leaks a little while on my roller base. The lid slips on and off very easily, so I'd guess the two pieces are a little worn down from use, and they no longer make a tight seal. I have a Jobo 3010 that requires the foot pump to pop the lid, but the 3005 lid just won't go on tightly. Any suggestions?
     
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    Does the 3010 lid fit the 3005? You could try that.
     
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    Haha--That was the first thing I tried and the 3010 lid fits tightly, but I was hoping to be able to use both at the same time. Maybe I can just add a layer of thin tape to the inside of the 3005 lid.
     
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    Try a roll of teflon tape. If it works, it would only be a one time shot per use. Or perhaps the blue painter's tape which will adhere better, but can be removed easier. Just a couple of late day thoughts. Jon