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Polishing stainless spreader

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by ducaticorse, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
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    Bought another spreader this week, and am looking to clean it up a bit, replace some things here and there, maybe add a new set of rear lamps.

    Just wondering if you guys use regular stainless polish, or are there some other neat tricks to get the metal cleaned up and shiny?
     
  2. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    just get some stainless polish, and one of those little buff ball things for a drill and go to town.
     
  3. mustangman02232

    mustangman02232 Senior Member
    Messages: 148

    Run over it with a steel wool pad, put on a coat of rubbing compound and buff off, next I like to use Brite Max ez cut and a buffer, another coat of ez cut by hand, and a coat of Brite max final shine by hand
     
  4. quigleysiding

    quigleysiding PlowSite.com Addict
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    :eek: You guys have way to much time on your hands :jester:
     
  5. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
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    I bet his trucks look crazy nice rolling down the road though! Love shined up big rigs!!
     
  6. quigleysiding

    quigleysiding PlowSite.com Addict
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    I am sure they do . Me to nothing better than a shiny truck
     
  7. MARK SUPPLY

    MARK SUPPLY Member
    Messages: 49

    White Diamond Metal polish works great with or without a drill or buffer. A little goes a long way. If you do use power tools be prepared for a chrome spreader...... look them up online or I think Advance Auto carries it.
     
  8. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
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    Didnt find anything under "chrome spreader"..
     
  9. Jim74

    Jim74 Member
    Messages: 50

    Think he meant look up White Diamond metal polish.
     
  10. campkd6

    campkd6 Senior Member
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    If you really want it to shine use a buffer and airway wheels with rouge bars. Thats what I use to polish the aluminum and stainless on my Peterbilt.
     
  11. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
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    I have no idea what any of that means besides the buffer. I have some homework to do..
     
  12. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
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    I get it now..
     
  13. campkd6

    campkd6 Senior Member
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  14. campkd6

    campkd6 Senior Member
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  15. campkd6

    campkd6 Senior Member
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  16. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
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  17. campkd6

    campkd6 Senior Member
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    No problem they are where I get a lot of stuff from to do the truck.
     
  18. TJSNOW

    TJSNOW Senior Member
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    If you really wanna work your rear off go get yourself a can of Never-dull........:eek:
     
  19. badgerman

    badgerman Member
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    We carry this polish/cleaner called colonel brassy this stuff is by far the best ive seen yet it polishes fast and easy. The cleaner can be used on multi surface it will even take rust off from say a reese hitch and it will look new. check it out its good stuff..
     
  20. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,705

    Done a little aluminum polishing, very time consuming.

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