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by Froggies1
Sat May 23, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Cool Tool for Cutting Circular Gaskets
Replies: 9
Views: 823

Re: Cool Tool for Cutting Circular Gaskets

Just ordered one. Didn't know something like that existed. Wish I had already this many times over the years. Thanks!
by Froggies1
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Brass Lamp covers
Replies: 14
Views: 3842

Re: Brass Lamp covers

OK--I ordered a can of the Happich Simichrome polish and I did a test. I polished different parts the same brass lamp with that product and equal parts with MET-ALL brass and copper polish. Different parts were polished half and half with both products on the same lamp. After that test I couldn't te...
by Froggies1
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Brass Lamp covers
Replies: 14
Views: 3842

Re: Brass Lamp covers

Thanks for the advise. I just finished polishing for a car show and tour coming up in a couple of weeks. It had been four years since I had polished the brass on this car so you can imagine what it looked like. I used "Met-All" brand brass and copper polish but maybe I'll try something else y'all re...
by Froggies1
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Brass Lamp covers
Replies: 14
Views: 3842

Re: Brass Lamp covers

Thanks for the info. To Locomobile. I have had no luck at all with brass coatings. They always look good for maybe a year and then dark "stains" develop underneath the coating. You can't get rid of the stains because the coating actually protects the stains. The only way to make the lamps look nice ...
by Froggies1
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Brass Lamp covers
Replies: 14
Views: 3842

Re: Brass Lamp covers

Sounds good. I am not familiar with Langs. Do they sell items for Model Ts? My cars are not Model Ts but their covers would probably work.
Do you by chance have the contact info for them?
Thanks
Jay
by Froggies1
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Brass Lamp covers
Replies: 14
Views: 3842

Brass Lamp covers

I am tired of polishing brass! Does anybody know of anyone that sell covers for brass headlamps, side lamps, and other brass components for our cars?