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Author Topic: Cleaning OEM panels  (Read 1407 times)

Offline jackpilot

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Cleaning OEM panels
« on: February 07, 2017, 09:06:56 AM »
Any recommendation  on the best product to use for that, efficient and non corrosive on paint ?
Jack
« Last Edit: February 07, 2017, 10:10:56 AM by jackpilot »


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Re: Cleaning OEM panels
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2017, 01:26:02 PM »
Hi Jack,

I had exactly this task to do for my B747-400 OVHD panels.

Used simply some warm water, a bit of normal soap, a toothbrush and a kitchen roll.

I guess the result says all:   (and yes, it IS the same panel)  8)



I did that for about 30 panels, no damages at all!

More pics on my HP late February / early March!

Cheers
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« Last Edit: February 07, 2017, 01:30:34 PM by B747-400 »
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Re: Cleaning OEM panels
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2017, 02:33:21 PM »
LOL or you could use a grinder!!!  ha ha ha   :huh:
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Re: Cleaning OEM panels
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2017, 10:10:13 PM »
Dawn dish washing liquid works good.  Dawn is also good to wash parts prior to painting ...removes grease and oils. 
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Re: Cleaning OEM panels
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2017, 08:32:07 PM »
Hey Jack, I use Servisol Antistatic Foam Cleanser 400ml which is brilliant on keyboards, monitors and grubby panels.

We get it over here from Maplin but I don't know about Canada.

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Re: Cleaning OEM panels
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2017, 09:40:34 PM »
Will check

Thanks Joe  ;)


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Re: Cleaning OEM panels
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2017, 08:22:35 AM »
cleaning faceplates without eating into the paint it took me a couple of do overs to find the correct product after using a damp cloth etc etc.. anyways .... I discovered Oregon natural cleaner it has to be diluted 30_1 but leaves them all nice and and new and leaves no residual  :2cw:

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Re: Cleaning OEM panels
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2017, 08:58:29 AM »
Thx Bernard
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Re: Cleaning OEM panels
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2017, 04:04:37 AM »
Holy moly!

Great result on cleaing!

I will definetly do this to all my panels so they will match my new FDS panels later on.

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Re: Cleaning OEM panels
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2017, 08:14:19 AM »
matched panel colour lol lol lol ..thrre are fifty shades of boeing brown or grey

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Re: Cleaning OEM panels
« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2017, 09:01:38 AM »
The only time when panels are same shade is on delivery of a new aircraft (and even then !)   :D
« Last Edit: March 23, 2017, 09:03:17 AM by jackpilot »


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