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Old 11-11-2005, 03:01 PM   #1
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Metal that is!! I have my heli appart to put a new motor in and I noticed my aluminum (pipe, clutchbell) is looking kind of dark, how do you guys polish your aluminum for that 'mirror' polished look? I dont want to use something to abrasive by mistake.


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Try this site.

The product you are looking for is Meguiars NXT Generation Metal Polysh.

There are other similar products out there.

CTC carries Mothers® Mag and Aluminum Polish

Product# 39-2983-8

Price $7.99

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1 Peek metal polish,

2 Nev-r-dull, treated wadding in a dark blue can.

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Peek takes the scratches out of my abused stainless cutlery easily.
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Mothers Aluminum Polish @ Canadian Tire!!!!
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Eagle One aluminum polish from cappy tire, $4.99...

Comes in small round container....
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All the types reccommended will do the job but for the real shiny look use a cotton buffing wheel on a grinder and for the small places use a dremel with a buffing wheel. It will be like chrome when finished.
I use Mother's mag & alum polish.
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Blue Magic Metal polish from Canadian Tire does a great job on aluminum. Turns a spinner into a mirror. I have also used it to polish landing gear. A little bit goes a long way - I suspect that the jar I bought will last me a lifetime.

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engine cleaning

Someone at our club says to clean an engine put is in a crock pot (outside) and boil it in Antifreeze. Take all rubber gaskets off first.
I suspect the next batch of chili might taste a tad off though.

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