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PostPosted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 1:36 pm 
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Got a few surface spots on a stem of mine which I want to get rid of without scratching the finish .. anyone got any top tips ..

Maybe we should have a 'workshop' forum with FAQ's etc . what d'ya reckon ??


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 1:40 pm 
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What finish? (black) chrome or paint?


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 1:41 pm 
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I've got a chrome one and a black one, both in need of some love ...


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 2:15 pm 
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Chrome you can treat with rubbing compound like Belgom. For painted surfaces I could think of using a converter like Fertan.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:23 pm 
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Steel wool is without doubt the best way to remove rust from chrome plated surfaces, just ensure it is quite fine and finish with a polish. :D


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2006 4:44 pm 
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My favourite method for removing surface rust from chrome is wire wool and wd40 - the '40 stops it scratching, just take it slow and gentle.


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