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    How to brighten-up old cast parts

    Is there a chemical that can be brushed on to re-brighten older cast pot metal parts that are oxidized?

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    Try citric acid?

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    Tried vinegar & citric acid. Just darkened it. ???
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
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