07:29AM | 01/10/99
I need to clean some tarnished brass switch plates and then to protect them so that don't oxidize.

I recall seeing Bob having refered to a method of getting the old lacquer off brass with a solution including amonia.

Can someone point me to that information


10:34AM | 01/24/99
You can take old lacquer off with paint remover or lacquer thinner. If you want to keep the switch plates looking polished longer use A product from Eastwood Company called Nyalic. It will last a lot longer and will not discolor with age.
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