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Old 08-11-2003, 08:19 AM
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Guys,

After a few months of traces of gas, glow and jet fuel getting on my hands and then onto my transmitter I feel the need to brighten it back up!

Does anyone know what I can use to remove the grubbiness and restore it to its former glory???

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Old 08-11-2003, 01:59 PM
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I rub it with alcohol on a cotton pad, it removes all the grease or possibly oxidation on the surface you might if you haven't touched your radio for a while.
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Ditto on the alcohol. I have found that a Q-tip works well for getting into the tight spots in front around the trims. Don't know if the brand name Q-tips is common in the UK (made by Johnson & Johnson I think), but they must have something similar. It is basically a small stick with a small cotton swab attached.

Mine still looks a bit ratty as I have actually worn groves in the case from where I hold the radio, but the aclohol seems to do a pretty good job of cleaning the radio up. Just don't drench the radio.
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I use a product designed for renewing the plastic in car upholstery. It removes the grease and restores the plastic case.

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I don't own a 9zap but just curious to know if the fron panel is metal or plastic coated with chrome paint, just like the 9C ? Thx
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You've worn grooves in your transmitter? You need a hobby to escape from your hobby
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