Open source computer polish: Retr0Brite

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16 Responses to “Open source computer polish: Retr0Brite”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Anyone every try a Magic Eraser on one of these? Granted its not vintage, but it worked wonders on my wife’s filthy MacBook.

  2. Jane Kansas says:

    Fantastic. Science used for Good and not E-ville.

  3. airship says:

    Once again, we Commodore computer enthusiasts develop an innovative and practical solution* to a persistent problem.

    *pun intended

  4. Teresa Nielsen Hayden / Community Manager says:

    Ozankayaweb, please don’t put unrelated links on your comments. They should go on your personal profile page.

    Thanks!

  5. bbonyx says:

    I wonder if this will work on white Lego, the most susceptible of all Lego colors to yellowing and discoloration.

  6. mark_p_s_2 says:

    Amazing! I wondered what caused the discoloring in plastic, it’s the flame retardant.

  7. dculberson says:

    And to think we used to paint the yellowed monitors when we refurb’ed them! I need to use some of this stuff; my Amiga 1000′s external drive has yellowed quite a bit.

  8. Takuan says:

    heh! when I were a young-un we depended on good old fashioned tar and nicotine. None of your posh bromine compounds and yer high-falutin’ ultra-violets!

  9. Jack says:

    I was actually just mentioning this stuff to some other folks and am impressed. Vintage toy fans have gleaned onto this stuff and it seems to work quite well.

  10. Blaine says:

    I wonder if this will work with the yellowing Super Nintendos that dot the American landscape.

  11. Zum Zamim says:

    Yes. It’s been tested on some yellowed Super Nintendos and has worked.

  12. reginald says:

    take that black macbook

  13. Evil Jim says:

    I’ve been searching the Amibay forums & still haven’t found their thread regarding Retr0bright. Even a search for “Retr0bright” on the website comes up nil. It’s become frustrating. I have a SNES in dire need of cleaning.

  14. Evil Jim says:

    Whups. Nevermind. I found it. (Huzzah!)

  15. Anonymous says:

    Hi, this is Merlin, Sorry, we had sone confusion about how Retr0bright should be spelled. If you search using the spelling I have used here, it will find the support forum now.

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