My Secret Pastic Cleaning System

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My Secret Pastic Cleaning System

Postby RonTurner on Wed Feb 05, 2014 10:56 pm

Before and After... (Both these Monitor cases where identical before cleaning)
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No its not retrobrite !

I strip down and clean everything in my collection 8) as soon as it arrives.

What do you think ? Good ? Cant tell the difference ? or Bad ?
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Re: My Secret Pastic Cleaning System

Postby SpidersWeb on Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:10 pm

Excellent work :D
I need to do some of that...
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Re: My Secret Pastic Cleaning System

Postby mrad01 on Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:52 pm

Cleaned with? Secret?

RonTurner wrote:Before and After... (Both these Monitor cases where identical before cleaning)
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No its not retrobrite !

I strip down and clean everything in my collection 8) as soon as it arrives.

What do you think ? Good ? Cant tell the difference ? or Bad ?
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Re: My Secret Pastic Cleaning System

Postby RonTurner on Thu Feb 06, 2014 1:49 pm

OK so its not really a secret , will post a link to the store next few days, I haven't figured out yet how to copy and paste with this tablet.

This stuff is AMAZING! Vivid marker pen washes straight off on contact, some of the yellow disappears, like nothing I have ever seen, makes sunlight look like a cold water rinse, and just take it outside and hose off.

Does not melt the plastic ,completely water soluble.

It only takes 5 minutes to get that result, and now those monitor cases look brand new, that's ingrained dirt on that case !

Does miracles to those filthy cables.

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http://www.wyatt.co.nz/shop/FARECLA/AUTOMOTIVE+REFINISH/Liquid+Compounds/Farecla+G3+Advanced+Liquid+Compound+1+Litre.html

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Re: My Secret Pastic Cleaning System

Postby caluser2000 on Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:28 am

Came up nice. I just use baby wipes to clean dirty cables keyboards. I'd imagine industrial cleaning suppliers like BOS would have suitable products as well. There's a ton of good citrus based products on the market these days as well.
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Re: My Secret Pastic Cleaning System

Postby RonTurner on Sun Feb 09, 2014 12:54 pm

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I use it by filling the wash tube with warm water and put in some sunlight, and clean with a dish washing brush (because the bristles go around the front)

and dip the brush in the water then put some (a teaspoon) onto the brush and scrub (gently) and the plastic instantly comes up, I did not have to spend lots of time cleaning the case in the photo.

I add sunlight, because I clean the inside of the cases to get the second hand shop smell out of them.

Its pretty amazing to see permanent marker pen dissolve straight off.

Its very common for ex-school computers to have ticks or crosses on them made with that blue vivid marker pen.

Its not a detergent, its an advanced compound creme,does wonders for polishing plastic like Commodore 1702 monitors for example.

it rinses off very easily with water

I had three of these Mitsubishi Green screens all in identical brown, they are now all white. Don't ask me how anyone could get a monitor so dirty, I just know they spent 15-20 years just sitting in a garage before I got them, this is one example of why I dont keep any of my computers in the garage, the other reason is the extra heat and humidity.

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Re: My Secret Pastic Cleaning System

Postby tezza on Sun Feb 09, 2014 3:53 pm

Looks like it works well.

I'm always amazed how things can come up well with just spray and wipe cleaning fluid and elbow grease sometimes. There is nothing as nice as a clean machine.
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Re: My Secret Pastic Cleaning System

Postby mehimu on Thu Aug 28, 2014 1:22 pm

Nice one. thanks for sharing :D :D
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