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Old January 7, 2011, 02:14 PM   #1
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Brass Black Question ??

Often times, I repair, restore and make new RamRods for older sidelocks and kit rifles. I try to stay with good old hickory. If tips are provided that is good but often I have to provide some new ones. The smaller calibers are the biggest challenge. .....

Anyway, I'm about to run out of the Brass-Black that I have had for a long time. I know I can buy commercial but got to thinking about what the chemical is and perhaps come up with my own. Obviously I use the Brass-Black to match the older look. Do any of you guys know of a recipe that I might try? If not, what do you guys use?

Any and all info would be appreciated. .......


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Old January 7, 2011, 06:35 PM   #2
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Cold blue (I use 44-40 ) will turn brass black, tuit suite - provided it's not laquered brass, i.e.

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Old January 7, 2011, 07:56 PM   #3
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will turn brass black, tuit suite
I understand "tuit suite" and love "Mud-Bugs" with cold beer. I thank you and will try is. ... .


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Old January 8, 2011, 07:49 AM   #4
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A pach with fouling on it will work.
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