[vcf-midatlantic] Retrobrite instructions from the master

Joseph Oprysko joprysko1 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 27 12:25:12 EDT 2017

Do you have some before/after pictures?
On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 11:08 AM corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> On my Mac-128 I had great success using a giant tub and about 20% peroxide
> diluted to about 2%.  Add some oxy clean and agitate.  Left it overnight
> and no streaks and came out great.
> Only downside is the cost of peroxide to fill up a tub that can fit the
> Mac 128k case parts, mouse case and keyboard case.
> I did remove all the decals and logos beforehand that were not peroxide
> safe.
> For the keys,  had them sit in 70% ISP for an hour to loosen up the dirt
> and then clean with an old toothbrush.   Finally removed any yellow by
> immersion in 3% peroxide for an hour.
> The space bar needed perioxide 40 cream developer till it matched the rest
> of the keys, Mac space bars are known to go yellow.
> Cheers,
> Corey
> corey cohen
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> On Jul 26, 2017, at 11:35 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> >> I've had lots of success using the Salon Care 40 cream, with nothing
> else added.
> >
> > I believe you, but his instructions are specifically NOT to use the
> cream, but rather the clear version, and not to use plastic wrap because it
> can cause streaking (he said that in person, not in the video).
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