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Old 07-10-2017, 7:46 AM
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Default Sticky Radio cleaning

I don't know if we have any Eton E1 or some Sony portables with the problem of a coating turning really sticky over time; these archived posts at suggests some solutions. It seems that the citrus based cleaners work real well to remove this mess off the radio without damaging the lettering...

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Old 10-25-2017, 7:38 AM
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Default Sticky outside coating

Tried GOO GONE, Alcahol, WD40. Only WD40 showed any result, it softened coating enough for me to scrape it off.
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Old 10-25-2017, 1:38 PM
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Silicone oil is pretty good at dissolving glued labels with a couple of applications - it's called "CRC 808" here - perhaps it will work on your sticky coatings. Don't get it anywhere near switch contacts though, especially ones that arc - it makes a great insulator!
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