RE: [CR]renovating chrome


Example: Framebuilders:Jack Taylor
From: "Shindelar, Dan" <dan.shindelar@mnhs.org>
To: Stewart Barrie <sbarrie@bellefield.worldonline.co.uk>
Cc: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: RE: [CR]renovating chrome
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2002 18:57:07 -0600


Rubbing with aluminum foil works best for me. will not scratch the steel and the aluminum is softer, and brings it up to a nice polish. safer than steel wool in my humble opinion. Dan Shindelar in MN


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> From: Garrison Hilliard
> Sent: Sunday, February 3, 2002 18:59
> To: Stewart Barrie
> Cc: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: Re: [CR]renovating chrome
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> On Sun, 3 Feb 2002, Stewart Barrie wrote:
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> > I've got a 79 Colnago with a lot of chrome on it. I plan to have it
> resprayed, but I've had a look at the prices for rechroming and its not
> cheap. Any tips for cleaning up chrome at home. I've got some light
> surface rust on the b/b shell?
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> Try extensive use of the woven fibers of ferric sheep (steel wool).