Preserving exposed platters from corrosion and fingerprints

From: Jules Richardson <>
Date: Sun Feb 23 16:44:00 2003

> The platters are very sensitive to fingerprints and other environmental
> contact. What is a good, quick, and cheap way to treat the platters
> before completing the clock that will seal and protect the platters
> without yellowing or cracking?

have you tried using clear laquer on them? They used that on the alloy wheels
on my car and it's only now starting to give up after 30 years - and that's
with outdoor weathering. I suspect that sort of lifetime will outlast any clock
mechanism based on plastic gearing anyway...


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