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    polish for stainless?(Brasso)

    Hi I'm wondering if Its ok to use brasso to polish my 38 stainless, If not what is ok to use.

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    Use Mothers mag polish. Others here pointed me that way. My 686 is like a diamond now.

    Soft cotton cloth, by hand. Several sessions, will have it looking good. Light pressure.
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    +1 for the Mothers Mag Polish
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    Semi Chrome also works very well on stainless.

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    I would recommend avoiding using Brasso on all handguns. It has ammonia in it. If you accidently mistook a nickel finished revolver for stainless, and used the Brasso, you would do irreversable damage to the nickel.
    Ammonia and nickel or chrome don't go well together at all. Ammonia will cause separation of the plating from the base metal.
    It won't happen while you're polishing it, but in time it'll get under and create havoc with the plating.

    Better to be safe, and avoid the Brasso all together with your guns, than to make an unintentional mistake later.

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    On stainless steel firearms I use "Mother's Mag Polish" you can find it any any Wal-Mart...
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    Any of these will work, obviously I tried them all, but Mothers is the way to go. The others have too much 'grit' in them and are a bit rough.

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    I also use MAAS polish. no grit. it'll even polish the lenses on your glasses.
    It's available in paste and liquid. I prefer the paste slightly better.
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    Thanks for the responces.I didnt want to use the brasso unless I knew for sure.

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    I agree with everyone about Mother's polish. I use it myself.

    I'm also moving this to the Gunsmithing forum so more people will see it for a longer period of time. This particular forum moves pretty quickly and this post will soon be on page 2 and beyond.







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