Mail order store Rivendell sells Quik-Glo. It isn't a hazard to the health
of good--Schwinn, British--chrome.
> A list member kindly mentioned that a product called Quik-Glo polish was
> good chrome. Google can't find it - anyone know if its available in the UK?
> Stewart Barrie
> London, UK
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Gjvinbikes@aol.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Monday, February 04, 2002 2:16 AM
> Subject: Re: [CR]renovating chrome
> > In a message dated 2/3/02 8:01:18 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> > writes:
> > > > 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
> > > rust on the b/b shell?
> > >
> > > Try extensive use of the woven fibers of ferric sheep (steel wool).
> > >
> > I have found that using even light steel wool on old chrome removes chrome
> > that would be best left in place. I use instead a product Dale
> > to me, called Quik-Glo polish. Though it doesn't work at all on aluminum,
> > removes the "bled" part of the rust spots from any chromed part, leaving
> > remaining chrome intact.
> > After polishing with Quik-Glo (which requires NO use of force or serious
> > pressure), I tend to coat really pitted chrome with boiled linseed oil to
> > keep the pits from re-spreading their destruction. Maybe something else,
> > a wax, would work even better ?
> > Only expensive rechroming Really works. Chrome is stupid on bicycles.
> > Glenn Jordan - Durham, NC (30 miles on my Miyata fixed gear today)
> > _______________________________________________
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