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#1 MG Brown

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Posted 02 April 2018 - 03:24 PM

What is your "go to" all-purpose metal polish compound and why?

 

 


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Posted 02 April 2018 - 03:28 PM

Nevr-Dull is very good and in the tumbler, a dose of antifreeze along with the water and dish soap seems good.


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Posted 02 April 2018 - 04:19 PM

Brasso.

 

Extremely fine abrasive won't scratch. Leaves a mirror finish.

 

As it says on the can: Cleans  Polishes  Protects.

 

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Posted 02 April 2018 - 04:22 PM

For mirror finishes, Craftsman #6 High Gloss Polishing. Why, because together with a Dremel it will give you a mirror finish. Mirror as you can see yourself off the surface like a beryllium surface. I use this on my boat props. This will mirror finish anything practically. I have never to this day found anything that tops this in results for price to results factor.
 
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I have Brasso and it's good, too. It is gritty, and works great, but for me it's more for cleaning surfaces like copper, aluminum, etc., where a perfect mirror finish is not important.
 
In Dremel kits they include a polishing compound that is either green or brown colored. They are my second favorite but will not give a perfect mirror finish but will get you close.
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Posted 02 April 2018 - 07:29 PM

I like Mothers Mag & Aluminum Polish. With it, you can easily get a mirror shine on spring steel, aluminum, stainless steels, brass, & other alloys. I have other good polishes, some of which are mentioned above, but Mothers has been my "go-to" metal polish for more than 15 years.


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Posted 02 April 2018 - 09:44 PM

I use Gliptone Liquid Metal Polish in the Ultra Fine grade. Always works well especially on chassis.



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