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Offline 19and41

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Re: Whitening numbers on a black WE 500
« Reply #15 on: August 16, 2016, 03:14:01 PM »
Fortunately I don't need to store my sink in plastic.  The other detergent solved the problem.
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Re: Whitening numbers on a black WE 500
« Reply #16 on: August 16, 2016, 08:16:56 PM »
Nope, and no.
I just bought one that had a large tank and whose price I couldn't resist.

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Re: Whitening numbers on a black WE 500
« Reply #17 on: September 02, 2016, 04:04:02 PM »
I consider sanding a last resort, if at all.  It's very tedious work and if not done properly with the right kind of sandpaper (automotive grade) you could ruin the dial bezel.  Try putting the dial bezel in a soak of Oxyclean.  If that doesn't work, try using some of the other soft-scrub methods mentioned, but if the numbers are still yellowed, if it were my phone, I would just leave them that way or get another bezel (I hate sanding).
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Re: Whitening numbers on a black WE 500
« Reply #18 on: September 02, 2016, 06:37:50 PM »
Honestly, to me, yellowed numbers/letters look classy on an old WE500. Whitened numbers would look too new.
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Re: Whitening numbers on a black WE 500
« Reply #19 on: September 03, 2016, 11:39:58 AM »
Too much Dawn Powerclean turns brass bits into gold jewelry?!  I think that I'll try that right away!
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