Classic Macintosh Restoration and Use - Beige Wonders!

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From what I understand (just from reading - nothing practical), the key is uv light alongside the peroxide. Some have reported success with peroxide and uv lighting (uv led strips) in a clear tub for a number of hours... guess it’s just down to what you are trying to remove the staining on...

I’ll get around to doing mine this week... hopefully on a day when the uv is strong...
 
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From what I understand (just from reading - nothing practical), the key is uv light alongside the peroxide. Some have reported success with peroxide and uv lighting (uv led strips) in a clear tub for a number of hours... guess it’s just down to what you are trying to remove the staining on...

I’ll get around to doing mine this week... hopefully on a day when the uv is strong...

yep there’s reading on the internet and then actually doing it in the flesh.😀 my 2 hour process is working nicely
 
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Small update on the classic macs front

I picked up a couple of colour classics to mess with. This it the grail machine i want to mod and upgrade and run maelstrom and lemmings on! Lots of upgrade options for them

First the case and cleaning

Before/arrival

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Cleaning/Retrobriting

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After Cleaning

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Cab Rebuild of analogue board

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Reassembled with back case off
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Just a small update on my classic Mac addiction. Now got myself an iMac g4 800. The last Mac that can run the classic os natively. Not a beige wonder but certainly a classic design . Runs super speedy to
 
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FYI the process of bromide browning nevers stops so once you have peroxide the process will continue and will go brown once more.
 

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Hi Wayne, you are welcome to it/them, but collection only as its a big old beast, i dont know much about it in terms of being operational (we remove the system drives from anything we dispose of). I have 2 and they were likely editing machines back in the day

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