How to clean LP12 top plate?

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How to clean LP12 top plate?

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What do you use to clean LP12 top plate?
Mine’s a bit grimy. :cry:
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Haven't cleaned mine it's only 33 but the guru swears by this.
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I use a "Stainless Polish" that used to be sold by TEAC for their reel to reel tape decks.
I suppose any stainless polish that is made for stainless steel appliances would do a good job.
The proof is in the pudding... :smt023
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Many moons ago Peter used Bearing Oil to clean mine
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I knew I had a picture from Peter's workshop somewhere. 8) :smt023
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Thanks guys!

Will try those. Ballistol Universal Oil can be found here in gunshops.
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Speaking of cleaning, I realise a wee bit off topic, but how do you clean (black) Klimax boxes? I recently received a black Klimax box with more than a few fingerprints...
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Pediatrik wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:10 pm
Speaking of cleaning, I realise a wee bit off topic, but how do you clean (black) Klimax boxes? I recently received a black Klimax box with more than a few fingerprints...

Hi Mikael.
Hope you're good.
I've never had to remove any marks from my K Rad but I'm informed that a slightly damp soft cotton cloth then air dry is the job.
Don't use furniture polish. :smt018 8) :smt023
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Pledge furniture polish works great on the top plate.

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Coyote Jim wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:15 pm
Pediatrik wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:10 pm
Speaking of cleaning, I realise a wee bit off topic, but how do you clean (black) Klimax boxes? I recently received a black Klimax box with more than a few fingerprints...

Hi Mikael.
Hope you're good.
I've never had to remove any marks from my K Rad but I'm informed that a slightly damp soft cotton cloth then air dry is the job.
Don't use furniture polish. :smt018 8) :smt023

Tha Klimax boxes are similar to those used by Naim. Naim Audio recommends window cleaning fluid applied sparingly with an open cell sponge. If you search on the Naim Audio forum you’ll see that this has been discussed at length recently. They even recommend a particular brand.

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