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oscarthegrouch

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my precious

been polishing today .......sick as you like now 1 hour with t cut .....wish i had a polishing kit :upset:

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JAWAPAWA

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JAWAPAWA says:

ronseal

does exactly what it says on the tin.


job well done oscar

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

T-cut

Have you tried solvol autosol and then clear laquer?

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oscarthegrouch

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ta jap

just another million hours and my bike will look like what it did two years ago :biggrin::biggrin:

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JAWAPAWA

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JAWAPAWA says:

arms of steel

t cut on metal?? Thats some serious elbow grease....as the jaff says autosol and a soft cloth will do the whole bike in the same time

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oscarthegrouch

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i used

t cut metal polish way way way better than solvol  stuff bought it at asda in the reduced section for a quid fer a tube used 0.1% of the tube so far and impressed with the results ....also a little p1500 and p400 wet and dry ...... but these were already polished prior to me leaving it outside for 5 years .... i know ......sorry bike :blink:

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

grinding paste

Just remembered back in the early 70s with scratchable visors i used toothpaste to polish out the scratches and also the rain water did not like the finish.:biggrin:   

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oscarthegrouch

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wasn't born then

jaffa .....but i know what you mean none of these tear offs and pinlock inserts just soap and elbow grease

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oscarthegrouch

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old school

nowt wrong with a bit of tedious hard work .... but by god .........i wish i had a full poishing kit with a bench grinder set up and a garage  to do it in ....piece of piss

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MarcusMarsh

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MarcusMarsh says:

Polishing your parts

Oscar, I have just one word for you - Dremel!  :smile

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oscarthegrouch

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marcus

got one but the arbour for the polishing wheel is missing

awol:upset:

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