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Old 09-17-2019, 08:20 AM
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Default Aluminum Jelly on Buttons

I watched a few Youtube videos the other day about cleaning gilted buttons using aluminum jelly. The results in the videos weren't all that noticeable but I figured I'd give it a try myself. My results were really surprising. All I did was dry clean them using the aluminum jelly and a toothbrush then occasionally wash them with soap and water. I would only rub for 10-15 seconds before cleaning and neutralizing the aluminum jelly. These are the results after drying them.
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Old 09-17-2019, 09:37 AM
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Your cleaned buttons look great and way different then before cleaning.
Thanks for posting pics.
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Old 09-17-2019, 11:16 AM
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Is that like petroleum jelly?

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Old 09-17-2019, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by matmit View post
Is that like petroleum jelly?
NO.

https://www.google.com/search?client...aluminum+jelly
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Old 09-17-2019, 11:53 AM
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Wow those look great after the treatment. Thanks for sharing
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Old 09-17-2019, 12:51 PM
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I never heard of the this stuff. Thanks
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Old 09-17-2019, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by MuddyMo View post
I never heard of the this stuff. Thanks
It was really hard to find. I guess it's been discontinued. I managed to find a jar at my local true value because they always seem to have products from years ago.

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Old 10-12-2019, 09:39 AM
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I use Loctite Naval Jelly. Available at most hardware stores. Same as aluminum jelly.

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