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Re: [Amps] Cleaning air-wound coils

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Subject: Re: [Amps] Cleaning air-wound coils
From: "Paul Kraemer" <>
Date: Mon, 3 May 2010 08:52:19 -0500
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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 
Paul K0UYA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ron Youvan" <>
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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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