[rescue] Sun 4 keyboard cleaning question on foam

Mike Nicewonger twmaster at twmaster.com
Sat Apr 23 02:43:53 CDT 2005

On Apr 23, 2005, at 3:05 AM, C Fernandez wrote:

> Hi All,
> I've washed/cleaned keyboards before, but mostly IBM Model M's
> Just picked up a Sun 4 keyboard.  I'd like to clean it.  I've already 
> taken it apart...... Now I see the foam pads....... any problems with 
> cleaning agents damaging the pads or the glue(?) that holds them on? 
> Normally, I'd use a degreaser that will dissolve nicotine.  I wouldn't 
> spray the foam directly, but I won't be able to keep the foam totally 
> isolated.

uGh. Good luck., I've had T4's go stupid after a bath too many times.

Mike N

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