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Old 12-24-2009, 02:49 AM
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Red face Re: Slingerland Copper Protection

Stefan!

Those copper Slingerlands are such striking drums (no pun), what a neat set to own. Good luck on obtaining the larger set.

Yep.. these drums and restoration of them has shown up here a few times. It was very interesting to learn that the copper is a very, very thin layer on those drums. That certainly limits buffing and polishing options to completely non-abrasive materials.

I ran across this stuff.. http://www.nyalic.com/ might be worth a look. I have no experience with it but it sounds like a very tough, clear protective finish that sprays on and cures. The description talked about applications that would lead one to believe it is much tougher than a laquer.

If I understood the 3M guard, it is a sheet film that is applied. I suppose that might give you more options for removal if something goes south on you during applications. Your 3M recommended local installer.. http://www.jaguaroftacoma.com/ nice recommendation.

Sorry no good answers.. just something else to consider.
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