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Old 04-13-2014, 10:03 PM
OldSchoolDrummer101 OldSchoolDrummer101 is offline
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Default Brass claw question

I recently acquired a drum that has some nice brass claws and brass shell. I was cleaning the claws and the brass looks beautiful but my girlfriend told me she likes them the way they are. What do you think?

And I learned the hard way I should start with soap and water rather than brasso polish. I took the nickel plate clean off and exposed the brass shell underneath
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Old 04-13-2014, 11:23 PM
mlayton mlayton is offline
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Default Re: Brass claw question

I like 'em both ways. tough call. you've done one though. probably gonna drive you crazy that they don't match..

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Old 04-14-2014, 11:25 AM
Gerald Sterken Gerald Sterken is offline
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I also like just cleaning and leaving the old character to the hardware. I think your girlfriend is right.
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Old 04-17-2014, 02:29 PM
lazer lazer is offline
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Default Re: Brass claw question

i would leave em alone-nice patina
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