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#1 (permalink)      1/26/2021 5:41:48 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
bayYALAN
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Hello everyone, I want to polish my few mods and atomizers that I have. but I don't know what to buy. Can you help me please? Please make the suggestion, keeping in mind that I have no materials. I want to buy whatever I need.

And would the atomizer polish have a harmful effect on health? For example, polishing the chimney?
#2 (permalink)      1/26/2021 5:56:32 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Use cape cod. It’s the best for SS, brass, copper. Mirror finish.
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#3 (permalink)      1/27/2021 2:01:24 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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To be honest, I'd confine polishing (using a metal polish) to mods rather than attys, unless you specifically have one with a brass or copper sleeve.

As to what polish to buy... well, that's like asking what cotton wicking to buy. They're all as good as each other. Cape Cod, Nevr-Dull, Brasso etc, are all okay. And once you're finished, go over the metal threads and contacts with ISP (isopropyl alcohol - often known as rubbing alcohol if you're in the US) to remove any microscopic vestiges of polish from the contact surfaces.

If you're stuck without a metal polish in the short term, an acidic sauce from the kitchen like ketchup works just as well for removing tarnish/oxidisation. Sounds bizarre, but it actually does work! LOL!!

Good luck.

Edited on 1/27/2021 at 2:06 AM. Reason: typo
#4 (permalink)      1/27/2021 7:00:24 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Mothers Polish



A microfibre cloth



A drill

A 510 polishing rig/tool





Isopropyl alcohol
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgPDW0ZpgJU
#5 (permalink)      1/27/2021 8:32:27 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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polish mods of brass, copper or aluminum. just wipe stainless with a damp cloth. You do not want the taste of polish creeping into your atomizers. you can find polish at any grocery store or department store. I just use a rag and a bit of elbow grease, and they look almost new.
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#6 (permalink)      1/27/2021 10:10:45 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Any kind of toothpaste works as a polishing compound and presumably it’s not bad for your health. Although I wouldn’t advise to inhale it, you never know.
#7 (permalink)      1/27/2021 10:44:52 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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For Stab wood etc, You can use this "Renaissance Wax".... Recommended by museums etc for woods.