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January 28, 2013, 09:48 PM
Hi all. Just wanted some opinions on what the best polishinng compound is to use on the brass on my kentucky. I'm not sure where to get it. Thank you!

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January 28, 2013, 10:39 PM
umm Brasso always worked great on my uniform. :D But personally I think firearms looks so good after the brass tarnishes.

January 29, 2013, 03:10 AM
+1 on the Brass-O and you can buy it at most any hardware store.

Doc Hoy
January 29, 2013, 05:22 AM
In terms of performance, Never-dull and Brasso are about neck and neck.

So it depends upon your preference. Brasso is in liquid form and you wipe it on, let it set for a bit, polish it and wipe it off.

You do the same thing with Never-dull but it isn't a liquid, it comes in polish saturated wadding. Polish the brass with the wadding, then throw the wadding away and final polish with a clean cloth.

January 29, 2013, 07:23 AM
But personally I think firearms looks so good after the brass tarnishes.

+1. The natural patina that brass aquires is not at all unattractive and is a lot less likely to spook game when you go hunting.

January 29, 2013, 08:23 AM
thanks for all of the response guys. I really appreciate it

January 29, 2013, 10:53 AM
Just make sure if you use Brasso on that rifle that you pick up some sunglasses for whatever you're shooting at - they usually have sunglasses for squirrels, rabbits, deer and bear at most sporting goods stores . . . :D

January 29, 2013, 11:16 AM
But personally I think firearms looks so good after the brass tarnishes.
All depends as there are some that I will never polish. Then there are those that it really doesn't' matter. ... :)

The smell of Brasso, always takes me back to my military years and it is good stuff. I was given a plastic jar of Mother's Mag and it works well also. .. ;)

"If it's brass, polish it; If it's steel, primer and paint"

Be Safe !!!

January 29, 2013, 03:09 PM
Love brass and Nevr-Dull works great....

January 29, 2013, 06:24 PM
All the above plus Flitz Polish

January 29, 2013, 11:47 PM
+1 on Flitz. Use it on everything. Plus, it doesn't scratch or harm bluing or paint, and applies an anti-tarnish coating to the brass.