Melted computer feet

David Collins davidkcollins2 at
Thu May 20 02:23:13 CDT 2021

I’ve used Orange based cleaners a lot in restoring old HP equipment. It does affect some plastics -polystyrene in particular- but it’s not as harsh as Goo Gone and should be wiped off quickly anyway. 

It does not affect most other plastics in my experience.  


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> On 20 May 2021, at 5:13 pm, Christian Corti via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> On Thu, 20 May 2021, David Collins wrote:
>> Orange based cleaners are also good - the ones that remove stickers etc
> That will dissolve plastics! Don't use orange based cleaners. I just use normal 97% ethanol (called Spiritus here). That will work just fine.
> Christian

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