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Cleaning vintage nickel hardware

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Dr. PhunkyPants, Aug 19, 2002.


  1. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    USA
    Hi!

    I've got some awesome late-70's Fender open-gear tuners to clean up. Has anybody found a cleaning product or technique that will get the gunk off but not hurt the surface of the hardware? Make em nice and shiny?
     
  2. The stuff I use is called Mothers Mag&Aluminum Polish. It doesn't just polish aluminum, it works well on mostly and metal. I purchased an old 70's guitar and it too had a "coating" of dirt and buildup of who knows what, and this stuff cleaned it right off. You can find it at any auto parts store.

    Hope this helps
     
  3. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    USA
    Thanks--I'll check it out directly.