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Old 10-30-2019, 02:00 PM
Gerard Ball Gerard Ball is offline
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Default Re: Nickel over brass-polishing recipe?

I always use a buffing wheel on nickel with a little rubbing compound. You need to be careful not to take the nickel off but it is far better than simple polishing. See attached from my own 38 Leedy. BTW I know the lug box isn't nickel on brass but it came out well!
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