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Forum topic by Brett posted 10-19-2011 06:44 PM 1046 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Brett

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10-19-2011 06:44 PM

I bought some old bit-brace bits (the kind with the conical lead screw) that I am planning to restore. I need to buy some valve grinding paste to sharpen the lead screw (http://www.cornishworkshop.co.uk/bracecleaning.html). Anybody know where I can find some?

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#1 posted 10-19-2011 06:56 PM

Advance Auto around me carries the stuff. Pretty sure any NAPA, Oreilly, Auto Zone, Shucks, Kragen, or what have you will have it…

A quick Google search shows that both Sears and Amazon have the stuff…

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#2 posted 10-19-2011 07:01 PM

Thanks. I did try to Google it, but since my original post, I had better luck on the auto-parts web sites when I searched for “valve grinding compound”. Maybe “paste” is a British term.

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#3 posted 10-22-2011 09:23 PM

Why doncha just go the an auto parts store?
Bill

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#4 posted 10-24-2011 04:50 PM

Bill, I plan to go to the auto parts store—now that I know they sell what I’m looking for. :)

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#5 posted 10-24-2011 05:18 PM

I got mine at Advanced Auto also.

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