[sdiy] cosmetic cleaning of synth surface
somnium7 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 14:30:38 CET 2008
I use white vinegar on unpainted metal. Does a great job and very safe
for silkscreens and plastic.
On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 7:53 AM, Andre Majorel <aym-htnys at teaser.fr> wrote:
> On 2008-03-17 12:37 +0100, Florian Anwander wrote:
> > What I never did until now is a basic cleaning of the housing of
> > such an old synth. The synths are optically without a scratch,
> > but have the dirt of 30 years on them. [...] how do you clean
> > stuff like this?
> I usually start with "alcool à bruler" a.k.a denatured alcohol
> (methanol). It gets rid of most things.
> The glue used in labels and adhesive tape requires something like
> "essence C", "essence F", white spirit etc. (petroleum spirits).
> Grunge sometimes requires Ajax-style ammoniated household
> cleanser, the kind you use on the stove and kitchen table.
> If none of the above work, there's trichloroethylene and acetone
> but those will melt most plastics and possibly some paints.
> André Majorel <URL:http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/>
> Do not use this account for regular correspondence.
> See the URL above for contact information.
> Synth-diy mailing list
> Synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl
More information about the Synth-diy