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Aged gold parts

gmann

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May 26, 2003
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Anybody have a good go to source for aged gold hardware?
 

grimlyflick

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Oct 27, 2005
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I've never seen aged gold hardware for sale, but if you want to take the glare off of new hardware and fade it a little you can lightly polish it with a polishing compound such as T-Cut.

You have to obviously be very careful not to polish the gold off completely but it is very easy to do.

Not sure if the photo captures it fully but here's a strap button I faded.

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renderit

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For what? I have some from old guitars as do lots of folks. A one stop location I have never heard of though. Don't mean there isn't one, I just have never run across one...
 
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