A most basic question. I have a nickel-plated brass model railroad passenger car. And it has some mild tarnish, finger prints, etc. How would I begin to clean up the thing ? Need best path forward. Thank you.
Metal polish is made for this purpose, James, and many brands are available. Wenol [affil link] is one that is recommended for all metals except aluminum. Of course, if the nickel plating has worn through to the brass in spots, polishing it will not restore the nickel.
Ted Mooney, P.E. Striving to live Aloha finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey
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