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Old 11-21-2019, 09:28 PM
rastus rastus is offline
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Default Re: Metal polishing products?

I have been using SimiChrome for cleaning lugs, rims and other small-ish parts. Haven't tried it on an entire shell.
I found it at the Harley-Davidson store.
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Old 11-22-2019, 04:37 PM
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I have been using SimiChrome for cleaning lugs, rims and other small-ish parts. Haven't tried it on an entire shell.
I found it at the Harley-Davidson store.
Thanks for the info!
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Old 11-22-2019, 04:40 PM
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You find this product at any home depot or lowes Hardwares use with a drill and make sure you do it in the outdoors due to dirt it will produce
Perfect! Thanks. I got a dremmel tool with small pads at harbor freight, I think the Ryobi wheels would be a way better product. I'll sure try them.
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Old 11-22-2019, 06:09 PM
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Default Re: Metal polishing products?

I've always just used regular automotive chrome polish on chrome and nickel plated drums/hardware and had very good luck. You can usually still find it in your local autoparts store.
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Old 11-23-2019, 08:40 AM
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Perfect! Thanks. I got a dremel tool with small pads at harbor freight, I think the Ryobi wheels would be a way better product. I'll sure try them.


I use Dremel tools a lot I also used large buffing wheels for larger drums and Using Ryobi products my drum come out looking like new. If You go to my Facebook page you can see many of this type of work I do for many of they guys out there when there vintage drums need a good cleaning. See photos.

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1557114875
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Old 11-23-2019, 03:32 PM
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Simichrome, from Germany, is also quite good!
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