After a little elbow grease and some polish not a bad shine. It's not perfect. If you get right up on it you can see slight streaks from the finish from the application process. I'm nervous to go after them too aggressively at this time. So I'm going to call it character for now. Can't see them at any appreciable distance and only inder certain light anyways. Last few parts arrive this week so time to assemble some stuff!