I discovered a good CHEAP chrome polish

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  1. trackfodder

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    Jan 23 at 6:09 PM
    HEY GUYS, I am fixing up an abused 1991 Suzuki VS1400 GLP Intruder and discovered a GREAT chrome polish. It has scummy dull chrome. I brought in the headlight mount bracket and put some diatomacious earth on a sponge scrubber and it works like magic. It is interesting stuff. The diatoms were tiny creatures that are mined from old pond areas (I think) Their skeletons are mostly silicone. You can get 10 lbs. at pet stores for about $17 and it keeps fleas out of pet bedding. Additionally, it kills intestinal parasites in animals and people. It kills roaches, fire ants, and God knows what-all else.. I had it in the bathroom for denture cleaner. It is chemically just silicone, but the skeletons are sharp and abrasive. It dries out the roach body.dance1
     
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    Neat discovery, trackfodder. Could it be used on a bench buffer? Is it a paste, solid, powder? Do you have a link?

    Tom
     
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    I use to have a DE filter for the pool but was tired of backwashing and rinsing
    out the grids. now as I think about it I didn't have as many ants back then.
    I use Bon Ami for some things, also Brasso and Mother's. GM in my owners(early 90's) manual recommend that Bon Ami be used on the windshield(it says on the container Not to use on widows and mirrors).
    Thanx for the new tip always looking for non chemical cleaners and such
    heck my electric tooth brush and tooth paste is great for my wife's jewelry.
    Keep it shiny.
     

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