This was my first real kit. It's been in my brother's barn for at least 20 years. He recently brought it to me and I'm planning to refurb it. Attached is the before picture and a couple after a basic cleaning up. It's definitely going to be a job. They started out black and my dad "refinished" them in a creamy white years later, but he didn't mask anything hence the visible drips. I actually had removed half the hardware and stored it, so those lugs and bolts are like new, but the ones that lived in the barn... not so much. They managed to keep the drums somewhat round though.