Fisher knob brass protection

Discussion in 'Fisher' started by 1rebmem, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. 1rebmem

    1rebmem AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Now that I have the bright trim on my 500B knobs nice and shiny, what's the best way to keep it that way?
    Was there a factory finish on them?
    What have you done that worked long term?

    Thanks,
    Jef
     

     

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  2. bhamham

    bhamham AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    I think some folks recommend spraying with clear lacquer.
     
  3. savatage1973

    savatage1973 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Clear lacquer is a bit on the permanent side, but a couple coats of auto was should work just fine--will need repeating from time to time, but easy enough to get back off and polish again.
     
  4. notdigital

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    Yup!
     
  5. larryderouin

    larryderouin Turn it UP, POP? PLLUUEEEZZZZZEE Subscriber

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    Shine them up with Blue Magic Metal polish, and give them a couple coats of clear lacquer. Then keep yer mitts off them for 48 hours to let the lacquer cure.
     
  6. gadget73

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    if you decide you hate the lacquer, it will come off with acetone or lacquer thinner but you'll want to do that with the brights not on the knob.
     

     

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  7. 1rebmem

    1rebmem AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Clear lacquer it is!
    Thanks everybody for the input.
     

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