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by hifiguy99
08 Oct 2020, 04:14
Forum: Workshop
Topic: How to Restore Bottom Plate IBM Model F?
Replies: 3
Views: 336

Re: How to Restore Bottom Plate IBM Model F?

I personally recommend wirebrush if you have large areas of rust, before soaking in evaporust. https://www.amazon.com/TILAX-Cleaning-Stripping-Abrasive-Attachment/dp/B07Z4NLJ2Y/ Primer + Enamel has worked well for me, powder coating is even better. All depends on your budget. Model F cleans up very...
by hifiguy99
08 Oct 2020, 03:42
Forum: Workshop
Topic: How to Restore Bottom Plate IBM Model F?
Replies: 3
Views: 336

How to Restore Bottom Plate IBM Model F?

Hi all, I am currently restoring two Model F XTs in rusty condition. The bottom plate has rust along the edges with a few sporadic spots on the plate. Can I sand these out or dissolve the rust in evaporust? How do you guys suggest in treating it afterwards? Can it be painted? Should I just spray on ...

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