Removing Pitting and Rust From an Enclosure
robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Thu Jul 20 13:49:52 CDT 2017
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> Subject: Re: Removing Pitting and Rust From an Enclosure
> > On Jul 20, 2017, at 3:02 AM, Brent Hilpert via cctalk
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> >> ...
> > The yellowish plating is probably chromate conversion:
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chromate_conversion_coating
> That sounds familiar from vague DEC memories.
> As for those galvanized iron pieces attached to the cover, I have never
> anything like that. They are very unlikely to be original. For one
> mismatch in finish says so; for another, the fact they serve no clear
> and look like they were attached with no skill.
I'll get rid of those horrible "feet", they actually prevent the machine
being moved around on a smooth surface, I will have to add rubber feet where
they are missing though.
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