I 've used a wattered down slurry of Soft Scrub applied with a soft paint
brush. Work it around with the brush and lots of cold water rinse and warm
air (hair dryer) dry. Made some old ceramic hi power switches look new
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ron Youvan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "amps" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, May 03, 2010 8:13 AM
Subject: Re: [Amps] Cleaning air-wound coils
>> How do you get the tarnish off of miniductor or airdux-type coils wound
>> with tinned wire?
>> It's hard to get steel wool in between the turns!
> Steel Wool should never be used on wood or anything that you try to
> "pretty up" because
> you will put micro-slivers of steel in your project that will eventually
> rust and turn
> brown, even under varnish. "Scotch-brite" is an abrasive plastic pad that
> is effective
> and does not have the above drawback.
> Ron KA4INM - The next election, I know what is going to happen, I'm
> going to help.
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