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  1. Actually, I forgot to share my preferred plastic polish: Micro-Gloss. Here's their web site: http://micro-surface.com/index.php/products-by-type/micro-gloss/micro-gloss-liquid-abrasive-type-1-cleaner-polish.html What I especially like is that Micro-Gloss is in a water suspension, so when you're done polishing, it's easy to completely remove it from the polished surface. Some other polishes leave a wax and/or silicone residue. If anyone tries it, let me know how you make out. And, let us know how it stacks up to other plastic polishes, such as Plastx.
  2. Rather than olive oil, I use mineral oil (not mineral spirits) to remove sticker residue. Just as Alex explained when using olive oil, mineral oil also takes time to soak in, as well as a bit of patience and persistence keep rubbing until all the sticker residue is liquified by the oil. For me, mineral oil has always worked in about 5 minutes or less, and has never harmed any surface I cleaned. As the final step, I prefer to use Windex, rather than dish soap, to remove the oil I put on the surface. My complete set of Apple product cleaning "tricks" consists of Windex, mineral oil, and
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    iMac Indigo Summer 2001

    iMac Indigo Summer 2001
  4. About a year ago, I was given an iMac Indigo Summer 2001. In a matter of days of playing around with it, I became a hooked collector of old Macs. One of the Indigo's speakers had a fully rotted-out speaker surround, and the other speaker was just starting to flake apart. I was able to take out the "eyeball" speaker holders, and outfit both with pretty close replacement speakers: http://www.parts-exp...lProductDetails They cost about $13 for a pair. Installation wasn't too difficult. After soldering on the wiring (I didn't wind up using the new lug connectors, since they weren
  5. About a year ago, I was given an iMac Indigo Summer 2001. In a matter of days of playing around with it, I became a hooked collector of old Macs. One of the Indigo's speakers had a fully rotted-out speaker surround, and the other speaker was just starting to flake apart. I was able to take out the "eyeball" speaker holders, and outfit both with pretty close replacement speakers: http://www.parts-exp...lProductDetails They cost about $13 for a pair. Installation wasn't too difficult. After soldering on the wiring (I didn't wind up using the new lug connectors, since they weren
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