{Collins} Re: Needed Cleaning Suggestions



I take exception to the use of simple green on anodized aluminum, at least
be very careful, in my experience it will etch slightly and leave an
anodized surface spotty.

73,
Scott
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Brannigan" <jbrannig@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <RMcGraw@xxxxxxxxxxx>; <collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2004 6:55 AM
Subject: {Collins} Re: Needed Cleaning Suggestions


>
> I'm sure you will get lots of e-mail on this .
>
> I start by removing the PTO, Meter, tubes, tuning bars.....
> Cover the serial number tab.
> I use Simple Green applied with a 1/2 inch artists brush and rinse with
> distilled water.  Avoid soaking the IF cans/coils.
>
> Let it dry for a day or so, clean the switch contacts, clean and re-lube
the
> Preselector/Exciter tuning mechanisms.
> While you have the rig apart you might as well re-cap and lube the PTO.
>
> Jim
>
> > 'Morning all;
> >
> > I seem to recall sending my request to the list earlier but perhaps I
> didn't
> > and just thought I did. So excuse me if I did.
> >
> > I've have and I am in the process of getting several pieces of S Line
> > equipment.  I expect (know) that it will need cleaning inside and out.
In
> an
> > effort to preserve all the original details, silkscreen tube numbers and
> > component locations, what are the suggested methods and chemicals to
use.
> > Any cautions and "don't do" items?  For those of you that have been down
> > this path before, your shared experience will be grreatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks in advance
> > 73
> > Bob, K4TAX
> >
> >
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