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    247 Always fuze

    Hi Could anybody tell be the best way too look after the Bakelite fuse, can you polish it with beeswax would that be ok, i have cleaned it using mild soapy water and was wondering what's the best way to preserve it.
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    Hi Could anybody tell be the best way too look after the Bakelite fuse, can you polish it with beeswax would that be ok, i have cleaned it using mild soapy water and was wondering what's the best way to preserve it.
    Andy
    Hi Andy,

    With bakerlite I just clean with soapy water and dry off as you have done. It seems to stand the test of time quite well, unless you drop it then your in trouble!!
    I would be intrested to know if anyone does any further treatment, its a good question you raised.

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    Kev

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    Thanks Kev, Yes i would be interested in any hints on looking after Bakelite i have looked on line and there is several views on the subject but wondered if any one has first hand experience at it.
    Cheers
    Andy

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    bakelite

    There are collectors of bakelite items like radios and stuff, have you tried searching their websites? 2pr

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    Ive found 247 fuzes field walking a local range and after a quick wash in hot water they look brand new. Bakelite must be weather proof, even after 60 odd years.
    Paul.

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    Hi, yes i have looked at all the web sites regarding cleaning Bakelite but like Paul said a good wash in hot soapy water works wonders, you can polish it with all sorts of products but i will leave it as it is just clean and not slippery because you don't want to drop it.
    Cheers
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