National Style O

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National Style O

Postby Greg Steil » Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:55 pm

Quick suggestions for cleaning a layer of schmutz from a nice old Style O?? Polish ideas?
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Re: National Style O

Postby Barry Daniels » Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:50 pm

Damp rag can work fairly well. Also, Meguiars polish will clean and do a bit of polishing at the same time.
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Re: National Style O

Postby John Clifford » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:50 pm

Greg, National recommends Flitz metal polish for stains that won't clean up with just white vinegar or rubbing alcohol. I've used Flitz to remove tarnish from my Style 1, and it works well. You don't want to do this very often, because it removes a little of the plating each time.
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