You only need to remove old oil from the joints and hand crud from the
finish. I'd use (have used) WD040 and a toothbrush to clean the mechanism
and spray cleaner like Fantastic to clean the gold. Do not use polish.
Relubricate moving parts with light oil. Put oil on the pad to avoid
The closest thing to what was used OEM is Behlen Violin Varnish, can be
difficult to find but it works well. The base coats were plain shellac
followed by a top coat of the Violin Varnish.
On 1/10/19 5:08 PM, Robert Wright via Phono-L wrote:
Hello and happy new year to everyone! Two quick
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