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An important note: DO NOT try to start polishing them until you've stripped the heavy, tough clear coat off them or you'll just burn up a lot of time ending up with nothing more then clear coat with polishing compound embedded in it. Get a good paint stripper, (preferably one that contains methylene chloride as the active ingredient) on of those 0.49 paint brushes, a small nylon scrub brush and a paper cup. Pour a few ounces of the stripper in the cup and apply to the heads. In no time you'll see the old clear coat starting to bubble up. Wait until it's done all it can do (about 10 minutes, don't let it dry) then scrub it off under a stream of warm water with a nylon scrub brush. If you put the stripper on thickly you'll usually get it all the first time, if not go over them again.



When dealing with methylene chloride based paint strippers ALWAYS wear gloves and old clothing as skin contact will cause an intense burning sensation in about 60 seconds. If you do accidentally get any on you wipe it off with a towel and paint thinner (if you have it) followed by several washings with warm very soapy water. If caught fast enough you'll be fine, if it's already started to burn it will subside in about an hour but it won't leave any marks or redness.
 
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