best yardsale in a decade

Pete Turnbull pete at
Mon Feb 6 17:17:18 CST 2006

On Feb 6 2006, 12:33, <dogas at> wrote:

> There were a few incredible chips in pile that the foam really
screwed up...  check out:
> There was a ceramic C8080A with the pins completly eaten away , a
Ceramic MOS 6532 that faired only a little better, a ceramic/traced AMI
6810, and a early plastic 6502 and 6530 among the more conventional
stuff.  Any recommendations on neutralizing/cleaning the gunk of the

The green icky stuff looks like verdigris.  I'd just scrub it off with
a toothbrush and warm water.  If that doesn't shift it, dilute acid
such as vinegar or lemon juice will, but rinse the ICs thoroughly
afterwards if you do that.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York

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