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$10 ebay seatpost(5 posts)

$10 ebay seatpostDave Hickey
Oct 18, 2003 3:47 PM
I bought this old Dura Ace seatpost on Ebay for $10. I've always wanted a polished seat post so I had to remove the anodizing. I bought a jug of Liquid Plumber and dipped the post for about 10 minutes. When I removed the post, it was black. I got out the MAAS metal creme and polished it for about 15 minutes. My next project is going to be a cinelli XA stem.
Very nice and shiny! I will have to try those ingrediants...nmwspokes
Oct 20, 2003 6:51 AM
re: $10 ebay seatpostLC
Oct 20, 2003 10:11 AM
Without any anodizing to protect the bare aluminum do you have to seal it with a clear coat so it won't tarnish again quickly?
re: $10 ebay seatpostDave Hickey
Oct 20, 2003 10:33 AM
I've done one other post and the shine has held up for about a month but I live in Dallas so I don't deal with salt or high humidity.
Nov 15, 2003 7:10 PM
Looks great! liquid us the stem when done please....thanks