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Date: 1/9/13 2:11 PM

Hi! I have read many of your posts about using Mirror Glaze on vintage machines. But WHICH Mirror Glaze do you use? There are, I think, 7 or so different Mirror Glaze products, I got all confused looking at them and trying to figure out which one to use.

Thanks for your help!

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My Singer crew:
Sergei - Serger 14T968DC (set up as coverstitch)
Stella - Serger Stylist II 14J250 (set up as main overlock)
Quincy - Quantum 9960 (my main SM)
Newest addition: Stevie, my very first Featherweight! (221 Centennial)

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Date: 1/9/13 2:15 PM

I use the Professional Show Car Glaze. You can get it at Auto Zone.

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Date: 1/9/13 2:51 PM

Thanks! Show Car Glaze, that is exactly what I need to know!!

Thanks again!

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Sergei - Serger 14T968DC (set up as coverstitch)
Stella - Serger Stylist II 14J250 (set up as main overlock)
Quincy - Quantum 9960 (my main SM)
Newest addition: Stevie, my very first Featherweight! (221 Centennial)

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Date: 1/9/13 4:34 PM

Just to clarify - use the glaze on the vintage black Singer machines? Does the glaze clean and then add a protective finish?

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Date: 1/9/13 4:49 PM

Yes, it works on any shiny, automobile-like surface. I wouldn't use it on a crinkle finish, or a finish that is naturally dull.

Be sure to clean the machine first with lighter fluid.

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Date: 1/9/13 5:21 PM

And I think a coat of carnauba wax afterwards is a good idea. To the best of my knowledge, the Mirror Glaze is more polish than it is protectant.

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Sergei - Serger 14T968DC (set up as coverstitch)
Stella - Serger Stylist II 14J250 (set up as main overlock)
Quincy - Quantum 9960 (my main SM)
Newest addition: Stevie, my very first Featherweight! (221 Centennial)

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