PDP-8/a cleaning

Pontus Pihlgren pontus at Update.UU.SE
Tue Apr 25 03:29:00 CDT 2017

On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:51:41AM -0700, jim stephens via cctalk wrote:
> On 4/25/2017 12:45 AM, ben via cctech wrote:
> >>
> >I would go for distilled water, tap water could have chlorine it it.
> >Ben.

I should hope not! Water comes from a well in my backyard. Perhaps I 
could take a short cut and use the water from the clothes dryer. (Or 
just get a gallon of distilled water.

> Good point.  Also with care, I've seen distilled water, then alcohol rinse
> (not
> rubbing, but pure of some sort), then air dry.  This is used on optics to
> get
> rid of water spotting.  The alcohol will flush out water that you could
> normally
> only wait out for evaporation, and rapidly evaporates itself w/o residue
> main problem are fumes and flames, so care must be taken when using
> it.

If I can get hold of it easily I might try it.

Thank you,

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