Cleaning a Wista Zone VI 4x5

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  1. jeffzeitlin

    jeffzeitlin Subscriber

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    The camera is a Wista Zone VI. 12" bellows and cherry wood. It has brass fittings with some sort of coating. There is a lot of oxidation on the fittings and I assume the coating gone. What is the best way to clean the fittings and how should they be maintained?
     
  2. John Koehrer

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    Take 'em off, polish 'em up & a light coat of varnish or lacquer(sprayed not brushed)