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7Ponies 11-30-2009 04:49 PM

How to shine nickle plated silver?
 
Anyone know of anything to use to shine up nickel plated silver on my saddle? I have to keep my saddle in the barn and over the years the silver plating is getting very dull and I can't get the shine back. It is not sterling, just the nickle plated stuff.

iridehorses 12-01-2009 09:30 AM

Because it is plate you need to be careful that the polish you use will not affect the plating. What I use on delicate metals, and my blued guns, is Flitz. It's a blueish gray paste that does a great job without harming the finish. I've been using it for over 20 years on metal and fiberglass.

7Ponies 12-02-2009 07:40 PM

Where would I purchase Flitz?

It may be too little to late to shine it up. It looks pretty dull/corroded from being outside.

iridehorses 12-02-2009 07:43 PM

Any hardware store should have it. Lowes, Home Depot, as examples.


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