Tips for cleaning a 1980 Bronze Supraphonic

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    LasVegasDrumRoom Active Member

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    Just wondering what to use to clean the bronze shell. Thanks for your time.


    Rudy
     
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    sharky10c Very well Known Member

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    It depends on what you need to get off of the shell. I've never worked with bronze, except for cymbals. Bar Keeper's Friend is always my go-to for chrome...it claims to be safe for bronze, but I've never tried. Test on the inside of the shell. It's cheap and works quite well.
     
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    If the lacquer finish is still intact, then I would merely recommend wiping it off with a micro-fiber cloth.
    If it's really "dirty" I would move up to include some soap/water, followed by a rinse and dry step.
    Just be kind on the clear cote as that is what your really cleaning, unless somebody carelessly removed before you got it.
     
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    Pay heed to this advice, not mine!
     

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