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Painted Case Restoration Tips

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« on: October 31, 2018, 10:16:14 AM »

Iíve been restoring two Hallicrafters receivers. Both were garage stored Ė the cases were really dirty, though fortunately not rusted. After washing the case with soap and water I decided to try something new to restore the paintís finish.

The Meguiars clay bar kit I used on my car literally took the dirt out of the paint, leaning it silky smooth. You have to work on a small area, but the results are worth the effort.

I followed this with 3 coats of Butchers Bowling Alley Wax. I recalled my Mom using this on the natural wood floors. The smell of it alone brought back many memories! This wax requires a bit of rubbing, but the end result is a case that looks brand new. Iíll post a few photos when I reassemble the radio.



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