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Large Sunoco sign all cleaned up
#732895 Mon Jul 22 2019 03:04 AM
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I've had this sign for about 5 or so years. Finally got around to cleaning it up. Pretty happy how it came out. Up close there is quite a bit of damage to the porcelain finish but I guess nothing that can be done about that.
I first used Barkeepers with 000 steel wool and lots of elbow grease. Especially to get the paint off the perimeter where someone must have painted the frame at one time and got all over the sign.
Then a mild rubbing compound and then a polishing compound and finished with a coat of wax. This took off quite a bit of the oxidation.

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Re: Large Sunoco sign all cleaned up
Steven C. #732898 Mon Jul 22 2019 05:20 AM
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Night and Day difference Steve. Nicely Done

Re: Large Sunoco sign all cleaned up
Steven C. #732904 Mon Jul 22 2019 07:52 AM
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Looks great.

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Steven C. #732909 Mon Jul 22 2019 08:29 AM
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Amazing what elbow grease and will power can accomplish! Looks 100% better!


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Re: Large Sunoco sign all cleaned up
Steven C. #732923 Mon Jul 22 2019 10:58 AM
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Very nice!


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Re: Large Sunoco sign all cleaned up
Steven C. #732931 Mon Jul 22 2019 01:55 PM
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very nice job Steve!


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Re: Large Sunoco sign all cleaned up
Steven C. #732932 Mon Jul 22 2019 02:16 PM
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Way to go Steve! Looks great.


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Steven C. #732933 Mon Jul 22 2019 02:52 PM
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Can't really see any difference.
Need to see it in person,so I'm sending you my Fedex account # so you can send it to me. wink


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Re: Large Sunoco sign all cleaned up
Steven C. #732944 Mon Jul 22 2019 03:53 PM
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Looks awesome!!
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Re: Large Sunoco sign all cleaned up
Steven C. #733086 Wed Jul 24 2019 09:32 PM
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Looks great!


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Re: Large Sunoco sign all cleaned up
bsplichal95 #733294 Mon Jul 29 2019 06:33 AM
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Very nice job Steve


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