Help treating pitted anodized aluminum

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Old 04-27-06, 07:46 AM
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Help treating pitted anodized aluminum

I just bought a boat that has a T-top, and a leaning post. They both have pitted areas that I would like to reduce as much as possible. Any ideas that would do this, and maybe bring a shine along with it ?
 
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Old 04-28-06, 05:36 AM
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This link from the University of Michigan may help you. Good luck.

http://web1.msue.msu.edu/msue/imp/mod02/01500288.html
 
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Old 04-29-06, 04:17 AM
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Yeah, I`ll try the wool over the weekend. I think doing that, I want to use Bronze wool.
I`m not sure how much I can reduce the pitted areas with it though. I thought about using polishing compounds, but can be difficult trying to use a buffing wheel "around" 2" tubing.
Or fine wet sanding. going up in numbers.
 
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