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Old 01-19-2014, 01:55 PM   #11
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Try Flitz. It comes in a tube and most hardware stores carry it.

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Old 01-19-2014, 02:30 PM   #12
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This might be what you are looking for.

Get a couple of polishing balls so you have a new one for each step towards the mirror finish.

http://www.pjtool.com/deluxe-metal-plastic-polishing-kit.aspx


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Old 01-19-2014, 07:41 PM   #13
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With that large of a piece, you need power tools. Angle grinder and polishing pads with rouge polishes.

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Don't put any lacquer on it. It will tarnish under the coating and then you will have to remove the lacquer before you can polish it again.

Your best bet is to clean it up and then hit it with a little Nevr-dull every once in a while

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Tamarind! or failing that the (assuming tartaric acid) grape kool aid solution would work great, but tartaric acid is probably cheaper?

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Oh for Christ sakes, how about a little elbow grease?

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Oh for Christ sakes, how about a little elbow grease?
There has been much of that grease expended.

I did find something out though. It was originally coated with lacquer by Perlick, it has wore off in some spots letting tarnish to happen under the lacquer. I need to strip the old lacquer off before I can really get it polished.
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