Home to remove monumental grime?

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Wed Feb 12 00:17:02 2003

On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Tillman, Edward wrote:

> From what are you trying to remove the grime?

A very precious board, so anything not extraordinarily safe is right out.

> - Pencil erasers work in a multitude of places, on a multitude of things...

This would probably be the best bet. In the meantime I used a paper towel
to rub the board where the grime was and it did a decent job, but there is
still a layer of film.

> **Watch-out rubbing it off with your bare fingers: you can generate ESD
> (static electricity) and fry sensitive circuits/components!

I removed all the ICs from their sockets.

> [Note: Water may actually be one of the LEAST harmful cleaners! On
> 11/2/01, a week before the WTC debacle, my primary network server system

Then that would've been 4/9/01, yes? ;)

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