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 Post subject: Polishing hubs
PostPosted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:56 pm 
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Found some crusty looking Atom hubs in the depths of the shed. Gave one a quick whizz in the lathe and a tickle with a wire brush. Now it is errm .. covered in wire brush marks :oops: . Any tips on getting a reasonable finish ?


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:01 pm 
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Effectively you went backwards. Since you have a lathe though I'd start with some 1000grit wet and dry working up to whatever you can get your hands on something like 1600, then try some scotchbrite pads and if you can get them fine ones. Next autosol or meguairs NXT metal polish.


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