{Collins} Re: Needed Cleaning Suggestions



I omitted the source of the C-43..  I got my 1 gallon bottle / jug in
Dallas, but do not remember the distributor name, lets do a google search
and reconvene this availability issue. I just did check Google  and seldom
have I seen only 3 references.. none of which were even close.. might be
that we need to talk with Butch  K0BS .. he will no doubt remember..

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Brannigan" <jbrannig@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <w5mc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <RMcGraw@xxxxxxxxxxx>; <collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 7:39 AM
Subject: Re: {Collins} Re: Needed Cleaning Suggestions


> Mac,
> Where can we buy CP-43,  is it sold under a brand name?
>
> I've never had a problem with Simple Green and aluminum.  Just don't let
it
> sit on the surface overnight!!!
>
> Oven baking makes me nervous......I use compressed air and a hair dryer
(NOT
> a heat gun) to dry the chassis.  If the WX is nice I let it bake in the
sun
> for a day.
>
> Good point on the trimmers.  Washing seems to make them stick.  If
rotating
> does not work, they can be disassembled and cleaned with alcohol.
>
> Jim
>
> > one more weigh in ...  Scott is so correct on the film residue, and Jim
> > Brannigan got you off to a good start, indeed do all that Jim suggest, I
> > however don't usually remove the PTO, but sometimes do the PA cage in
it's
> > place , but do tie a rag around the PTO assy . to keep it from chaffing
or
> > scratching the chassis..but now the difference to avoid the residue
look..
> > back in 98' when we had the 2CA convention in Dallas, Butch enlightened
us
> > about Selig  CP-43 this product was cut on a 50/50 basis with water,
> > thoroughly cleaned and washed off with the distilled water, distilled
> water
> > leaves no streaking or spotting.  when you ask about the Sleigh cp-43
you
> > find lots of major manufactures use it in their finishing process's as I
> > recall it was HP that brought this product into prominence.. after all
> this
> > is done pop the unit into the oven at some very low temp. 125-or there
> > abouts. but for a long time. opps I omitted a very important process,
keep
> > your good heavy duty vacuum at the ready. this is used ALL the TIME,
just
> > continue to vacuum all the water all the time.. then after as best you
can
> > go back and pick up the warming oven process.. the CP-43 will leave the
> > chassis very clean and bright .. the results will look like, what you
are
> > wanting..   a frequent rotation of the trimmers will be useful that they
> > tend to stick, just keep them free.. good luck.. YMWV  mac/mc
>


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