[NTLK] trivia Re: Before plus pic after rubberized coat off an MP2000

William James whjames67 at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 24 21:46:35 EDT 2018

 Okay, I have posted pictures of a 2000 I did over a year ago, none of them make it here? Just like the pictures I posted for an eMate battery upgrade without the silly battery holder?  I understand the limit imposed by the forum, but every 2000 or 2100 I have stripped down looks green, when it has not been completely cleaned! I have done over a dozen of them. 91%Isopropyl alcohol will completely remove all residue from the cases after soaking for at least two days. All you have to do is rinse the cases with high pressure water.

   On Monday, September 24, 2018, 8:26:16 PM CDT, B Dudney <kosmicdollop at saber.net> wrote:  
 OK, this after image makes me wonder whether those who report green plastic beneath the rubber coating have either (1) a different run of cases not made of black plastic, or (2) the chemical(s) used to remove rubber coating altered the color of the case.

All my Newton 2000Us and 2100s have nothing but black plastic showing through the many places where the rubber long since went AWOL.

(Related query: Do some of us need more things to do? — just a throwaway comment)

curious (and a bit bored),


Maury Estabrooks wrote:
> Fellow Newt restorers. I have posted a couple of before and after photos on cleaning off the rubberized surface on my MP2000. I used Clorox Disinfect Wipes, or PODNA wipes (Prior Owners DNA). 
> Before photo: 
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/brxdlk70jzcpwl4/MP2000_Pre_Clean.JPG?dl=0
> After photo: 
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/0bjuicctup3dx8t/MP2000_Post_Clean.JPG?dl=0

via cable from low-power MacBook lacking wireless devices,
hence radiating no deadly EMR connectivity: see RadiateNot.Me;
plus powered by non-radiating coaxial DC cable from utility shed
where wall wart* EMR is indetectably far away
                          *standard Apple shielded power supply = less emissions



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