What does "Dusted off the old rig" stand for? Man write this when we say about old mobile.
Preparing retired equipment for use again
Historically, this depicts an old piece of equipment to being brought out of a shed or other storage, then having the dust removed to make it ready for being put to good use once again.
This can be used as a metaphore or "figurative language" to apply the principle of "readying something" to be useful once again.
tackle, equipment, or machinery fitted for a specified purpose
to bring out or back to use again