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Old 11-03-2012, 04:58 PM   #1
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I'm sure I'm not the only one that has done this


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Would you do mine?

Looks great!


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Old 11-03-2012, 08:09 PM   #3
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Sure if you we're closer!

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I've got 10 corneys and 2 5 gallon sankeys to do. All are in great shape but are "cloudy". What method did you use and how long did it take?
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Here is a picture of my full size keg that I am in the process of converting to a keggle.

I have already cut the hole in the top and I am in the process of polishing it.

I used the same angle grinder that I used to cut the hole in the top, to polish the keg up. Of course, I had to get some polishing wheels to use on it.

I do have some cornies that I need to polish as well.

Here is the thread that details the process and equipment needed:

"polishing your keg" is more than a clever euphemism

Although most of those are the big kegs, you can use the same process on the cornies as well!
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Old 11-04-2012, 01:36 PM   #6
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I've got 10 corneys and 2 5 gallon sankeys to do. All are in great shape but are "cloudy". What method did you use and how long did it take?
I used Bluemagic liquid polish, says it works on stainless steel
and i used a cordless craftsman buffer. only took maybe 30 min
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I used Bluemagic liquid polish, says it works on stainless steel
and i used a cordless craftsman buffer. only took maybe 30 min
I've used cleaning compound then polishing compound then Mothers aluminum / stainless polish. It took more than 4 hours and they didn't come out as nice as yours. It looks like Bluemagic may be the ticket. Thanks.
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Just started mine last night I'm not worried about a mirror finish and getting out every scratch I just wanted them to look decent .
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Old 03-21-2013, 05:10 AM   #9
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Wow nice job!!
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Do keggles count


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