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Old 02-13-2013, 10:34 PM   #11
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Ditto what 25-5 said...BC also makes a polishing cloth too but I have yet to try it out...
I have one of those lead cloths. It'll take the lead off it but it won't polish a stainless steel gun to a bright shine like I've seen on here.
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I picked up a lead cleaning cloth for the cylinder burns, and am gonna hit it with some polish this weekend when I have some extra time. I will post before and after pics.

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In the end you will be happier with the matte finish. I know a high shine finish looks really cool. But the shine is a real bitch when shooting in the sun. Even the light of a high intensity flashlight can be annoying with a high shine finish.

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In the end you will be happier with the matte finish. I know a high shine finish looks really cool. But the shine is a real bitch when shooting in the sun. Even the light of a high intensity flashlight can be annoying with a high shine finish.
That's a good point, I may just wipe it with the lead remover cloth and leave it as is, its in really good shape, and on my property we are usually shooting in the sun. Thanks for the advice!
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I picked up a lead cleaning cloth for the cylinder burns, and am gonna hit it with some polish this weekend when I have some extra time. I will post before and after pics.
That's what I use the lead cleaning cloth for. It takes the burns off the cylinder and the inside of the frame where the cylinder tucks in. I LOVE my stainless steel revolver.
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I used some flitz and shined it up a bit, didn't put a mirror finish on it just a little shine.

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