Cleaning up yellowed/grubby plastic?

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Tue Aug 24 11:32:40 2004

On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Jules Richardson wrote:

> On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 14:39, Philip Pemberton wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Does anyone happen to know of a trick to remove (or lessen the effect of)
> > the yellowing that tends to happen to lighter-coloured plastics?
> Copious amounts of Jif (or whatever the hell it's called this week) has
> worked well for me in the past. Some sort of scouring sponge (rather
> than a simple cloth) is probably best as case plastics tend to be
> somewhat uneven.

Be careful, because what you'll actually be doing is removing the texture
of the plastic, which may well make it look as ugly or uglier than before.

Most plastic computer enclosures have some sort of texture. I guess it's
an asthetic thing, since most prototypes I've got have smooth plastic

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