RECONDITIONING-C64
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The RF shield underneath doesn't look too bad...

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C64 mainboard on the patio, ready for cleanup.

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The keyboard taken apart. PC board on the bottom, plastic frame with conductive plugers on top. At the far right is the capslock key, which had to be unsoldered by hand.

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Plungers safely stored in a baggie.

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It's not a new kitchen until you've washed computer parts in the sink.

 
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Why not use the dishrack?

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Top of the keyboard's circuit board...

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..and the bottom.

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Next: The top of the 64's shell.

 
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Top and bottom drying in the dishrack.

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Gave the upper RF shield a scrub, too.

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It's better.. it could really use an afternoon with a polishing wheel, though.

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Reassembling the keyboard.

 
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Rinsing off the springs in the bathroom sink.

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Iron oxide rom the springs.

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Popping the keys back on. Note the spacebar brace at the bottom - that was the most difficult part.

 
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