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Old 05-01-2009, 02:49 PM   #1
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Keg polishing idea - Cameo? - what's yours?

I recently made an attempt to polish the outside of my corny kegs to give them a quick makeover. They had some left over old sticker adhesive, black marks, and misc gunk on them.

I gave them a good scrub with a yellow kithcen scrubbie and some "Cameo" steel pot/aluminum cleaner.
Cameo® Aluminum & Stainless Steel Cleaner

This worked really well, and gave them a nice easy clean up. I still have some sticker goo on some, I may try to get it off with "goof off" or "goo gone". Then I may re scrub them again with Cameo for a final makeover transformation.

My main goal is to make thme look as nice as possible for a pro look in my glass door front JC fridge and kegorator.

What are some other alternatives that may give me a better results? Steel wool? B-brite? PBX? Oxy clean? I want them shiny clean if possible, please share any other options or experience you may have. Thanks.


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Old 05-01-2009, 03:00 PM   #2
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" Polishing your keg is more than a clever euphanism " search it and you you shall find.......... enlightenment.


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Old 05-01-2009, 03:00 PM   #3
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its amazing how hard it is to get some stickers off, especially the goo they leave behind.
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I use some of that spray label adhesive remover and a razor if needed. I dont polish , They look well enough after the gunk is removed. It only takes about 10 min with that spray.
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Paint thinner ( Laquer) works great!!!
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yeah I guess that really is what's in those spray cans.
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Old 05-01-2009, 03:17 PM   #7
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I used denatured alcohol. I had some left for mixing with the flux to weld on my keggles. It works well and I used a razor to get some old sticker residue. All of the other marks went away. I then washed them with BKF. That's about as polished as their going to get! - Dwain


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