[sebhc] Suggestions for restoration of poorly maintained equipment

dwight elvey dkelvey at hotmail.com
Sun Sep 17 10:21:38 CDT 2006

Hi Mark
If you got the CRT and yoke, just dust the yoke off and put it
someplace warm to get any moisture out of it.
Rusted piece can be cleaned with naval jelly but you'll need to
disassemble as it is bad stuff to have in contact with electronics.

>From: "Mark Garlanger" <garlanger at gmail.com>
>I was the winning bidder of this not so well taken care of H89(pics in
>the link):
>The seller took the pieces apart and just mailed the important stuff.
>Does anyone have any pointers on how best to clean it up. Is rubbing
>alcohol a good choice. For $10, I thought I would at least try to see
>if the soft-sectored controller might be working. There is visible
>signs of rust and corrosion. Is it possible to clean it off with
>anything? Is there anything I need to be careful about with the
>floppy? Except for dirt and cobwebs, it appears to be in ok condition.
>BTW: If anyone needs a (slightly rusty) CPU or terminal board, just let me 
>  Mark
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