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Favorite tool for restoration?
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Post# 117364   12/7/2010 at 00:20 (3,238 days old) by Klectrolux ()        

Whats your favorite tool to help you restore your vacuums?

Mine, other than Testors model paint., is a magnetic pick-up, that has a fine tip. Great for getting into places like the one pictured below: (PS you can see those stains I was talking about on the Silverado)





Post# 117365 , Reply# 1   12/7/2010 at 00:27 (3,238 days old) by suckolux (Yuba City, CA)        

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Pic looks so familiar! Love those machines. I use a lot of car clean/ polish products. Maybe because it's sitting there/handy?

Post# 117388 , Reply# 2   12/7/2010 at 07:48 (3,237 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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Since my focus has only been on Kirby vacuums so far, I would say my favorite tool would have to be my bench polisher. It's indispensable in bringing the aluminum back to a brilliant shine. I'm hoping to get a Dremel for Christmas in order to polish in a couple of areas that a polishing wheel just can't get into.


Post# 117424 , Reply# 3   12/7/2010 at 13:39 (3,237 days old) by kenkart (Mocksville, NC)        
Handi Butler

To me is the best thing for polishing.

Post# 117438 , Reply# 4   12/7/2010 at 16:10 (3,237 days old) by animebsd ()        

My favorite tool for restoration is my bench grinder with varible speed and a polishing head with flexible shaft


ITs fancy! :P





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