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Topic # 13823 30-May-2007 21:21
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Hi folks

I've got a number of vintage machines I've acquired that have yellowed cases/keyboards from the sun (poor care by previous owners), and have also acquired general grime etc.

Not entirely sure if it's possible to clean them up and restore to better condition.

What has worked for others here in terms of cleaning?

Much appreciated




Antonios K




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  Reply # 72909 30-May-2007 22:54
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Why blame the previous owners, they didn't decide how cheap to make the plastic.

Quote from a conservator at the Science Museum London
"The best advice is, perhaps, to do nothing. Personally I would advise that discoloured surfaces should be left untreated. Maybe, one day, the discoloration will be seen as desirable or inevitable, like the patina on metals!"

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