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Just out of curiosity, what's castorol?

 

Bleach and liquid plumber (hcl) won't affect the metal unless you leave them in there for a very long time.

 

Also, while they remove the chrome, the nickel plating beneath is still in tact.

 

Secondly, the solvents you mentioned are dangerous to your skin, and once you've removed the chrome the fumes evolved are HIGHLY toxic and the remaining solutions are illegal to dump down drains.

 

As Adam mentioned, your best and safest bet is to pay the $15-30 to have a chroming shop remove the chrome.

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yea same difference. i think its the brake fluid that works better but im not sure

 

I realize you're young, but for future reference you need to be VERY careful when you're suggesting things like this to people. Also, be very careful when typing names of things to people. It might just be an extra O this time, but there's a big difference between the drugs clonapin (antidepressant) and klonapin (antiseizure). In this situation, it's a good way to get someone hurt, or worse.

 

Secondly, brake fluid won't take off chrome period. I don't know who told you about that, but they're wrong.

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Brake fluid will not remove chrome and either will motor oil obviously...

 

like they said...removing chrome leaves some bad stuff behind.. spend the $$ for the people that can do it properly and better yet have the experience and hazardous material permits to do the work.

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wow!

 

when did the club making forum become a place to get ideas to take out half a block in the neighborhood.

 

last week it was oil can finish at home, and now removing chrome at home. i applaud the desire to "do it yourself" but people need to understand, some things are not do it yourself.

 

leave this to the professionals. plus, in my opinion, it wouldn't hurt to have a club refinisher do this and have them clean the raw grooves up.

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as taylor made fan says it can be very dangerous to confuse things like that, one missing "I" and you have castor oil, for which the byproducts are used to make ricin, which is an almost anthrax like toxin for which there is no antidote. just another point for which you gotta be careful. The main point however, is that there really is no way like the professional way to remove chroming.

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