Melted computer feet

Zane Healy healyzh at
Wed May 19 22:12:18 CDT 2021

> On May 19, 2021, at 7:33 PM, Steve Malikoff via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> Zane said
>> Is there any recommended method for cleaning up melted “rubber” feet on a plastic case?
>> I’m trying to determine if I can revive the VAXstation 4000/90 I received from a list member, back around 1998 (it’s never worked).  When I pulled it out, I discovered that its feet have melted, and I’m assuming probably made a mess on the disk enclosure for my VAXstation 3100 that it was on
> top of.
> Owing to it's common availability where I am, I use Double-D Eucalyptus Oil for that sort of cleaning task.
> It can be diluted with water as it's fairly strong. Once I used it full-strength on a tissue to clean the
> price label goo off CD jewel cases and it fogged the clear plastic a tiny bit, but after dilution it was fine.
> Steve

I’ve never seen anything like this, I’ll try the orange cleaner route first.


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