Re: Need new spokes

Pushrod Fifty /
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This rim was nasty but I cleaned it up to look pretty good. I do this for all of my barn find rims:

I use rust remover gel on the spokes and aluminum cleaner gel on the hub, applying with an acid brush. After a few rounds with those, I rinse and scrub with dish soap. Then clean it all with #0000 steel wool. The steel wool does a nice shine on the rim. Then with a small bottle of Krylon silver artists paint and a few sizes of artists brushes I do the spokes, 2 coats. It dries fast, I think its laquer. Has a matte look just like original plating and has lasted on all of the rims I have ever done. Then, with the same silver paint but I mix 50/50 with the same brand but gold, I do the nipples most of the time. Finally, I tape off the rim on both sides and clear coat it.

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  Need new spokesTopic by: Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) 01/19/20 08:37AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: P D P D 01/19/20 08:53AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) 01/19/20 08:56AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Bas Autowas Bas Autowas 01/19/20 09:02AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Les B. Les B. 01/19/20 10:26AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Pushrod Fifty Pushrod Fifty 01/19/20 12:04PM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: baird co baird co 01/19/20 11:07PM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) 01/20/20 07:23AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Les B. Les B. 01/20/20 09:16AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: ♣Slew Foot♣ ♣Slew Foot♣ 01/20/20 07:02AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Caleb Walker Caleb Walker 01/21/20 08:55PM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) 01/21/20 10:14PM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Dirty30 Dillon Dirty30 Dillon 01/22/20 10:27AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Dave & Bummerzz Dave & Bummerzz 01/22/20 10:58AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) 01/22/20 12:04PM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Dave & Bummerzz Dave & Bummerzz 01/22/20 01:06PM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Lawrence Au Lawrence Au 01/24/20 09:07AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) 01/24/20 09:10AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Ryan Graeme Ryan Graeme 01/24/20 04:11PM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: P D P D 01/24/20 04:37PM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Dave & Bummerzz Dave & Bummerzz 01/22/20 10:23AM
  Re: Need new spokesRe: Pushrod Fifty Pushrod Fifty 01/24/20 10:51AM

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