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    Painting rivets on hardware

    Yeah from a auto shop, at their recommendation - CRC Kromebrite is the brand and type. The more I sit with the chrome-like, the more I’m unsure... It dulls as soon as its touched or polished, or even clear coated with an Enamel clear gloss. It’s been a few days since painted. fresh it wasn’t bad.
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    Painting rivets on hardware

    Ah, that makes a lot of sense. Yeah I’d say they are zinc plated In that case. Don’t Have that galvanised look. Thanks for the feedback! It looks better when they are still wet... maybe i’ll add a gloss coat... or maybe I should just leave it and get onto cleaning up the actual drums!
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    Painting rivets on hardware

    Wow, that is amazing! I don’t think my job is as hard as yours was but it great to know what’s possible! The process you described is pretty much what I’ve done with the rest. A bit of aluminium foil and WD-40 to start with, 0000 steel wool if needed or to get into those hard to reach places...
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    Painting rivets on hardware

    Hey Everyone! Ok, so a possibly controversial topic: I recently purchased a 2nd hand kit. It’s got DW3000 hardware and in the process of taring it down to clean and check everything, I noticed the rivets had some surface rust. I thought, thats ok, I’ll just clean them up and use a rust...
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