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Old 10-04-2010, 09:14 PM   #1
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Default Polishing my corny kegs

So I have polished my kegs via the Bobby_M method before and I got another couple "new" kegs and this time I decided to take a some pictures in between each step:


My three kegs as delivered:




Close up of Keg #1






The three kegs after getting cleaned up with the fine gator grit pad:




The same keg #1 close up:

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Old 10-04-2010, 09:17 PM   #2
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The kegs after getting polished with polishing stick #1:




Close up of Keg #1:





Kegs after polishing stick #3




Close up of Keg #1

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Finally the kegs all together after getting polished with polishing stick #5 (high gloss stick):




Close up of keg #1:




Thanks Bobby_M for showing me how to clean my kegs so that they can be kept indoors and not look like a mess.

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Old 10-04-2010, 09:41 PM   #4
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those look great. when do you want to get started on mine?

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This was one of my crummier corny kegs prior to buffing it up:



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those look good, I have got mine all nice and purdy, now just get them full.

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Those look great. Were you able to do all of them with 1 pad/stick? You can use tire shine on the rubber tops and bottoms to finish it off. I usually put it on, let it set for a while, then wipe off the excess with a shop rag or paper towels.

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nice job, what exactly did you use?

link? mine look like hell.

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i just rubbed and rubbed and rubbed with brasso each of my 15 kegs... still took a week to do! but sometimes i wish i could get them to look like mirrors.

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Those look great. Were you able to do all of them with 1 pad/stick? You can use tire shine on the rubber tops and bottoms to finish it off. I usually put it on, let it set for a while, then wipe off the excess with a shop rag or paper towels.

I have polished 6 corny kegs so far and I have plenty of polishing compound left. I used three different compound sticks for the shine. For these three I used two gator grit fine pads to buff it out, then one polishing pad for each compound stick.

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nice job, what exactly did you use?

link? mine look like hell.
Here is the original thread that started it all for polishing kegs: Polishing your keg is more than a clever euphemism
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