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Old 03-03-2016, 07:52 AM   #1
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Polishing a Kimber pistol.

Has anyone used any wax or polish on a Kimber pistol. I have Renaissance wax and MAAS metal polish and MAAS metal protector. I would like to polish up my Kimber Super Match and was wondering if anyone here has tried this.
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Nope. Even the stainless models usually have a mat finish that could be damaged or removed with polish. I suppose the sides of the Eclipse could be polished, but I'm not a fan of introducing such to my guns. YMMV
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Thanks I forgot I bought a new Raptor II and it has some tooling marks on one side that looked kind of rough. I used the MAAS metal polish on the flats of the Raptor and it removed all the marks. Looks perfect now. I definitely do not want to take any chances on messing up the finish. Being since the Super Match II is stainless and nitron I better leave it alone. I know the Reaissance wax will not hurt it. Thanks
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I've polished my ss raptor with Flitz or Mothers, no prob. Just don't go to crazy, you'll loose its original finish. As for Ren Wax, it wont hurt it. It is not a polish per say, it is a wax. I use it all over my ss raptor. Even on the grips. It helps repel finger prints on the metal, gives it some protection and the wood grips have an extra glow. It's great. It's used on antiques of all types, not just guns and is preferred by antique collectors and museums from what I read.
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I used Mother's auto wax to polish the highly polished SS slide on my Micro Bel Air. Does that count?
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Old 03-03-2016, 11:17 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by steveh0203 View Post
Has anyone used any wax or polish on a Kimber pistol. I have Renaissance wax and MAAS metal polish and MAAS metal protector. I would like to polish up my Kimber Super Match and was wondering if anyone here has tried this.

I have a kimber ultra tac2 that came with a black finish. Since the holster basically scratched my finish to hell, I decided to use Flitz to polish it. It looks like a gunmetal slide now. I also polished up the barrel for aesthetics and it looks like black chrome. I really like how it looks now

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Originally Posted by Donald View Post
I used Mother's auto wax to polish the highly polished SS slide on my Micro Bel Air. Does that count?
Did it look any better?
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Old 11-10-2016, 09:47 AM   #9
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Did it look any better?
Honestly, No. It did not look any better. Let me qualify that answer. It did not look noticeably better, however, it did feel to the touch smoother and in doing so I felt better.

Since my previous post on this, I have begun using Renaissance wax. I like it slightly better than auto waxes out of my garage.
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Old 03-14-2018, 04:37 PM   #10
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I polish mine with Flitz. Have even sprayed a rag with automotive detail wax, wiped and buffed dry. I don't see where it would hurt anything. Of course, I used some Mothers on the obvious parts too.
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