removing green gook Re: Various problems
zmerch-cctalk at 30below.com
Tue Nov 28 16:41:28 CST 2006
Rumor has it that Chris M may have mentioned these words:
> > >>Caig ProGold. Best thing out there.
>ok, enough of you dudes seem to be familiar with the
>stuff, how does it compare with Brasso?
How does a hummingbird compare to a turkey? ;-)
Even tho technically they're still both fowl, they're quite different
critters... same with Brasso vs. Caig [anything].
Brasso is *not* designed with electronics in mind, and could quite possibly
(probably?) damage anything of an electronic nature...
> This presumes
>some of you have used it, but it's essentially a
>liquid polishing compound mainly intended for
>furniture, brass bedposts and the like. It will
>restore luster. I don't know if it could prove
>detrimental to the varnish used on boards, or the
>boards themselves...so I guess I should try it.
"It" being the Brasso or the Caig products? If you mean Brasso, don't! I'd
guess it'll wear the gold off the edge contacts faster than you can say "Oh
> Just curious if it was really anything different,
Oh yea, totally different critters altogether!
> so as not to blow cash where it wasn't necessary.
It's necessary. "Right tool for the job" and all that.
> And what about battery corrosion
Totally different issue (assuming the "green" isn't battery corrosion to
start with) - For that you'll want a mild acid (batteries are basic like Al
Kaline ;-P ) then clean with distilled water and *thoroughly* dried....
there are several threads on this in the archives that are just a search away.
Roger "Merch" Merchberger
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