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How do you clean your Hi Gloss/Piano black speakers?

Hi All,

How do you clean your Hi Gloss/Piano black speakers?

I use Mr Sheen wood/leather/plastic cleaner which also protects the wood not sure how it would go with piano black finish.

anyone got recommendation?

thanks

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Hi All,

How do you clean your Hi Gloss/Piano black speakers?

I use Mr Sheen wood/leather/plastic cleaner which also protects the wood not sure how it would go with piano black finish.

anyone got recommendation?

thanks
Windex, test it our first on a small spot to see if you like it before doing the whole speaker
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Well apparently you aren't suppose to use window cleaners on wood finish. :-)

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I buy a new pair of speakers everyday. Saves on dusting.
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I use stuff called "Invisible Glass" on our actual piano and clean it off with a microfibre cloth. Works great. If it were my expensive speakers, though, I'd probably get one of those air cans for computers and blow off any excess dust first.
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I use an automotive cleaner/detailer:

http://www.meguiars.com/en/automotiv...quik-detailer/
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Small hand held dusting mop & Endust.
But any decent furniture or automotive quick spray will work, remember your cleaning clear lacquer, not wood directly.
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Microfiber cloth indeed.
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I use Zaino Z6 detail cleaner like i would on the C6 Vette i had for my CM 10 s2's.

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Swiffer duster to remove all the dust. If you have any fingerprints left behind, use a microfiber towel and auto detailer like Mothers/ Meguiers, etc.
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so im guessing the use of wood conditioners are out since no one uses them. i use on my floor standing as it has wood vinyl on it.

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I got the cleaner/polish that they use on pianos from the local music store. Works great.
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Lemon pledge here. Also works great on my titanium bike frames. Why would it matter if it is wood under the piano black lacquer finish? Mine's bamboo....
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I use Zaino Z6 detail cleaner like i would on the C6 Vette i had for my CM 10 s2's.
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I do this every other year and mainly to protect the finish from UV. Otherwise, just a simple dusting with a high quality microfiber.

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I use an automotive cleaner/detailer:

http://www.meguiars.com/en/automotiv...quik-detailer/
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Hi All,

How do you clean your Hi Gloss/Piano black speakers?

I use Mr Sheen wood/leather/plastic cleaner which also protects the wood not sure how it would go with piano black finish.

anyone got recommendation?

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Endust. No polishes and such. Also works good on the surfaces of all your gear. Recommended to me by a reputable manufacture.
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Swiffer duster to remove all the dust. If you have any fingerprints left behind, use a microfiber towel and auto detailer like Mothers/ Meguiers, etc.

I just use a Swiffer Duster, as nobody ever touches mine.

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