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Top Tip!

Postby NaisiaN » Sat Sep 30, 2017 2:11 pm

Hi all,

saw a tip on one of them antique programs other day that i thought was pretty genius!

Tin Foil + Water rubbed on metal (or possibly just chrome)...removes rust! Who knew!? it's about the only useful thing i've contributed to this forum soo enjoy :D

shows it working - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UPO8aJh_6A
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Re: Top Tip!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:47 pm

Hi,
Great tip and a useful contribution to the forum!
I saw this tip on "Find It, Fix It, Flog It" the other day, is that where you saw it? :)

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Re: Top Tip!

Postby NaisiaN » Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:19 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi,
Great tip and a useful contribution to the forum!
I saw this tip on "Find It, Fix It, Flog It" the other day, is that where you saw it? :)

Andrew.



Cheers! Yeah thats the one!
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Re: Top Tip!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:14 pm

Hi,
They tried this technique again on a pair of chrome bumpers, and they came up a treat.
Hoever, I tried it on a small amount of rust that has appeared on the back of a chrome towel rail in the bathroom. A waste of time....
However, it would be interesting to hear if anybody else has successfully tried the tin foil trick.

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Re: Top Tip!

Postby Caprifan Rob » Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:40 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi,
They tried this technique again on a pair of chrome bumpers, and they came up a treat.
Hoever, I tried it on a small amount of rust that has appeared on the back of a chrome towel rail in the bathroom. A waste of time....
However, it would be interesting to hear if anybody else has successfully tried the tin foil trick.

Andrew.

Hi Andrew, haven't tried the tinfoil idea, but a top tip for the chrome radiator issue is to use Autosol chrome cleaner (its handier if your son used to own a classic mini & left his bumper cleaning stuff in the garage..) ;)

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Re: Top Tip!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:48 pm

[quote="Caprifan Rob]Hi Andrew, haven't tried the tinfoil idea, but a top tip for the chrome radiator issue is to use Autosol chrome cleaner (its handier if your son used to own a classic mini & left his bumper cleaning stuff in the garage..) ;)[/quote]
Hi Rob,
That's great, thanks for that. I've got some Autosol so I'll give it a go.
It just goes to show, whatever the problem, somebody on this forum will have the answer! :D
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Re: Top Tip!

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:28 pm

I might try this on the chrome ring around a clock as I do use at the moment silver powder that does the job but it takes days to use as you build the layers ups

Great Top Tip


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