So I took the idea from the 2IS forum and decided to try it out since I already had the tips off to have them repolished. In a nutshell, here's what I did:
- cleaned them up and polished them up using 1000-3000grit wet sandpaper
-buffed them up using a cloth wheel and green compound
-took a propane torch and heated them up until red, let it cool to check color and reheated to desired color
Here's the result:
I was running out of propane hence the splotchy spots!