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    Re: Cleaning arc of Vernier sextant.
    From: Richard M Pisko
    Date: 2006 Oct 24, 22:48 -0600

    I have cut, pasted, and generally re-arranged, but:
    On Wed, 25 Oct 2006 00:01:56 -0400, Henry C. Halboth wrote:
    > Did no one receive the following:
    Yes, I received it by email.
    =========original message=======
    >> George,
    >> The old fashioned way to clean a silver arc was always with
    >> cigarette or cigar ashes. Personally did it many times and my
    >> arcs are as good as new.
    =========end quote==========
    > Any suggestions as to what I may be doing wrong or is something
    > screwed up with the List.
    Perhaps we are all too politically correct to smoke ... or too
    cowardly to admit it ... these days?
    Thank you; and should the thick, protective, yellow coat of
    nicotine on my Plath ever wear out, I now know what to do.
    Take care,
    Richard, 2006-Oct-24 10:39:40 PM GMT - 6 hours for summer
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