Project: Metal Polishing

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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:43 pm

andyd wrote:Looks great Andrew :)
Jasonmarie wrote:That has come up better then new mate , your be bling -ing up under the bonnet soon ..... :beer:
Thanks chaps! :D
When you think of how much mirage charge for an afternarket cover for the relay, it's a cheaper alternative if you have all the polishing stuff already.
I don't mind polishing up what is already under the bonnet to make it look good, but I definitely won't be adding any extra bling.

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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:52 pm

I thought i would need sun glasses to see under your bonnet nextyear ....... :lol:

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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Jasonmarie » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:44 pm

My order arrived OMG I think I have over done it as I will not need any more polishing stuff for sometime . That’s was so cheap .
Also how bad is it they send you a book . That ultrasound machine is going up on my list ...

Cheers Andrew a really good find mate :beer:


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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:16 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Cheers Andrew a really good find mate :beer:
Hi Jason,
Yes, they do good quality items for the trade. I bought some other buffing wheels from the seller on Ebay, but they aren't as good quality as the ones from Moleroda.
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Don't do it, it could turn out to be expensive...... :D

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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Jasonmarie » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:39 pm

Yes I was working out the space of a clock workings and stated looking at at 6L machine what is £550 . But I will put the book away for after xmas and have another look .
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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:41 pm

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Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:28 pm
I noted they do the ultrasonic cleaners that I really should think about nextyear
Hi Jason,
Did you ever get an ultrasonic cleaner? The reason I ask is that I've just spent a minute or 240 cleaning that steering coupling I bought at CCI and wondered if there might be an easier way? :D

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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by D366Y » Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:24 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:41 pm
Jasonmarie wrote:
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:28 pm
I noted they do the ultrasonic cleaners that I really should think about nextyear
Hi Jason,
Did you ever get an ultrasonic cleaner? The reason I ask is that I've just spent a minute or 240 cleaning that steering coupling I bought at CCI and wondered if there might be an easier way? :D

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4hours?? That's commitment!! :lol:

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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:04 pm

D366Y wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:24 pm
4hours?? That's commitment!! :lol:
I like to see a job through to it's conclusion! :)

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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by andyd » Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:05 pm

D366Y wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:24 pm
Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:41 pm
Jasonmarie wrote:
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:28 pm
I noted they do the ultrasonic cleaners that I really should think about nextyear
Hi Jason,
Did you ever get an ultrasonic cleaner? The reason I ask is that I've just spent a minute or 240 cleaning that steering coupling I bought at CCI and wondered if there might be an easier way? :D

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4hours?? That's commitment!! :lol:
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Thought you would be out on the B roads today Andrew :drive: :D

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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:23 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:41 pm
Jasonmarie wrote:
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:28 pm
I noted they do the ultrasonic cleaners that I really should think about nextyear
Hi Jason,
Did you ever get an ultrasonic cleaner? The reason I ask is that I've just spent a minute or 240 cleaning that steering coupling I bought at CCI and wondered if there might be an easier way? :D

Andrew.
No I have still not got one I should do really just been doing stuff the old way . I bet that looks like new now are you going to paint the part ?
When you get to our age Dan you can’t bat of rubbing and cleaning in the garage or shed :lol:
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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:50 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:23 pm
I bet that looks like new now are you going to paint the part ?
It looks alright as it is, but I'm not sure how long it will stay like that, even if protected with some lacquer. I'll probably paint it satin black.

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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:10 pm

think my spare is painted black I will have a look over the weekend .
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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by stevemarl » Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:17 pm

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So here’s the update to the jet washer that has been hanging on the fence with clear coat on !
The verdict. No it’s gone really blemish and dark ? I did use panel wipe before using the clear coat and did spray 3 coats on , but it’s pants . So how the clear coat does not work has me baffled.

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Just read this post, and I was wondering if this might be worth trying? It`s for sealing printed circuit boards, which are copper, against moisture. It does work for that, maybe worth trying?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Servisol-Plast ... way&sr=8-1

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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Jasonmarie » Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:56 pm

That does look very interesting , yes almost a coat of plastic . I wonder what I could use that on . I have a old BR train lamp at the moment that I was just going to clean and clear coat that might be better to use the plastic spray .

Looks good . :beer: Steve
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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:40 pm

Here's the steering coupling, cleaned up and ready for painting.
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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Jasonmarie » Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:23 pm

:applaud: :applaud: well done sir , as it was really covered in oil and grease looks new now .
Also nice to see the Laser forum official tea towel in picture :beer:

I am Sure when you got that did you our somebody say you can’t get the parts now to refurbish them ?
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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:46 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
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I am Sure when you got that did you our somebody say you can’t get the parts now to refurbish them ?
Thanks Jason. Yes, it was quite a sight when I got it. All that dirt was covering a lot of surface rust too.
It was me who said that CCI have stopped supplying the reproduction coupling, it was the seller that said the refurb kits are no longer available, although I've just looked on Ebay and there are some on there.

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Re: Project: Metal Polishing

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:10 am

I thought it was you but glad there’s some refurb kits on eBay . Now your one is all cleaned up your sorted for a spare that was a good buy mate :cool:
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