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Blackening Britannia metal
- by DocBlake On Apr 23, 2014 - 9:34 AM
I have come up with a good solution to the blackening Britannia metal problem. I first cleaned up the parts with a file. I then cleaned them by soaking in a 50:50 solution of water and muriatic acid (available at any hardware store) for 10 minutes. I then rinsed and put the parts in a full-strength Blacken-It solution for 10 minutes. This led to some crusty, oxidized parts. I cleaned these well with Q-tips and paper towels. Much of the blackening rubbed off with the cleaning, a problem...[Read More]
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- by JohnB40 On Apr 17, 2014 - 5:36 PM
Greetings to all,
I am a new member to the forum and I'm hoping to get some answers to my questions on finishes. I have searched intensely,in fact I found the forum whilst trying to find answers on-line. I have returned to my hobby of model ship building after a hiatus of 4 years due to health issues and have resumed my work on Corel's HMS Unicorn. I have finished the hull planking and want to apply finish to the hull before starting on the decking,upper works etc. Here is my problem....I...[Read More]
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