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Stem restore, white logo

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    What is the best way to make the logo white again on an old stem while restoring it?
    Thanks!!

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    I used some of my wife's white nail polish,dabbed a little then a quick wipe off with finger left it in the indentions, it was a willmer, made the W stand out and that polish is hard, worked quite well for me. The old cajun

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    I did the same with a Stanwell after The Old Cajun recommended it to me a couple weeks ago , worked great ! I also used whit out on a irc , worked well to but the polish was a more satin finish , where as the whiteout was flat . Good luck !

    "A pipe is the fountain of contemplation, the source of pleasure, the companion of the wise; and the man who smokes, thinks like a philosopher and acts like a Samaritan."
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    Thanks Gentlemen. Will buy white nail polish. Heard of the white-out method for Glocks.

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    I've used white out, but I suspect the white nail polish will last a lot longer. It will also require a more deft hand with less chance for error.

    Al

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    I also used the white nail polish as Cajun suggested above. Sally - Hard as Nails brand I think. It worked great and is holding up nicely after several months.

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    A less drastic measure is to use tippex. Its much easier to the excess from surrounding stem.

    Posted 1 year ago #
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    Speaking of coloring lettering on Glocks, I have used crayon to do the very same. Plus, you can use different colors, for something different. Did this on an Springfield XD .45acp mag. Be sure to de-grease any metal suface well. I'd imaging the same technique would work well on a pipe bit as well. Maybe clean well with alcohol first, then rub crayon in well...buff like crazy with a clean, soft cloth. If you try this, let us know how it works for you.

    Posted 1 year ago #

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