I recently bought a Soundcraft Ghost 32 LE which was sound good, but was very dirty.
Having found that the local Soundcraft dealership charge £40 + VAT per hour, I thought
I'd do the cosmetic stuff first before seeing if any more technical servicing needed to be
I'm gradually working my way through the fader and pot caps by soaking
them in a bucket with hot water and a little washing-up liquid for about 30 mins and then
scrubbing them with a toothbrush. This brings them up like new, but has taken about 4 or 5
hours to do about 20% of the board. Does anyone know any better methods or is this just
par for the course? I've heard of people putting them in the washing machine, but some
people say this damages the rubberised coating.
As for the surface, I started
by using a small paint brush and a vacuum for the obvious dust and then moved on to
isoprop and elbowgrease. A lot of muck is coming off, but I'm not convinced that it isn't
removing more than just the muck. What would you use? I've seen various grime banishing
products but some people think these strip the paint, and I'm cautious enough about just
Any advice welcome.
Edinburgh Recording Studio Windmill Sound