View Full Version : Polishing brass hardware
February 18, 2002, 05:53 PM
What's the best way to get a smooth, mirror-like finish on a muzzleloader's brass hardware? I read in a book to start polishing with 400 grit wet/dry sandpaper, then buff with 0000 steel wool, and finish with brass polish. Does this sound right? Any tips or techniques you folks could share?
February 19, 2002, 03:45 PM
Good for you to read a book. I use a file and then whatever emerypaper I have at hand. If I was at Lassen College, I'd waltz over to the buffing machines.
February 19, 2002, 09:13 PM
BTW, I wasn't laughing at you. I read books (including gunsmithing books) all the time and I still scratch my head and ask myself: "how dey do dat?"
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