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Cleaning question

I have a Mark Levinson No.38 preamp that has been stored for quite sometime. A thick film of dust settled on top of the chassis over 5 years. I wiped it down with a damp microfiber cloth, but it still seems to have a somewhat dull finish on top. Possibly denatured alcohol?

What could I use to bring back the high sheen?

Thank you.

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Re: Cleaning question

No, not alcohol!

That can make things kind of dull and oxidized looking.

That being said, I will defer to others for advice about what to use. I just thought I had better jump in the save you from using the alcohol.

The other good news is that unit is good at keeping dust out of the innards.

With it having been in storage that long, it may be worthwhile taking it in to your local tech and having it checked out to make sure all is well.

Welcome, by the way.

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Re: Cleaning question

A little bit of window cleaner or the like will take the rest of the grime off.

The best thing I have used on a metal chassis (billet aluminum, etc.) is lemon oil. Michael Grace supplies a cute little bottle of lemon oil with his products. The stuff is wonderful on metal.

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Re: Cleaning question

Thank you very much for the much needed info!

Mark Evans

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Excellent! Thank you very much!

Mark Evans

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