Brass Shining Made Easy!

Brass Shining Made Easy!

Postby SmithSights » Thu, 02 Mar 2017 22:32:13

Hello,

I was playing with different methods of shining brass.

Wet tumbling, I used 2 cups water and added one tablespoon lime juice.

This is the result:

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I hope this helps someone!

Regards,

Josh
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Re: Brass Shining Made Easy!

Postby jdonovan » Sat, 04 Mar 2017 11:13:38

I've had good luck with lemi-shine, if you're looking for shiny brass.


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Re: Brass Shining Made Easy!

Postby lcenter » Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:53:49

Recipe:

1 qt. Water
1 cup Vinegar
1 Tbsp. Salt
1 Tbsp. Dish Soap (Dawn)

I saw this used on a Youtube video and it seemed to work just great. Has anybody had any experience with this recipe?


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Re: Brass Shining Made Easy!

Postby jdonovan » Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:29:37

I believe the salt is unnecessary, you're using the acid in the Vinegar to chemically clean the brass, very similar to lemi-shine.

It will shine the brass, but I'm not sure without some kind of mechanical rubbing if it will remove carbon deposits.


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Re: Brass Shining Made Easy!

Postby lcenter » Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:45:52

jdonovan wrote:I believe the salt is unnecessary, you're using the acid in the Vinegar to chemically clean the brass, very similar to lemi-shine.

It will shine the brass, but I'm not sure without some kind of mechanical rubbing if it will remove carbon deposits.


The video did say it would require some agitation, which speaks to your point. Thanks.


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Re: Brass Shining Made Easy!

Postby CDRGlock » Thu, 06 Sep 2018 20:17:42

SmithSights wrote:Hello,

I was playing with different methods of shining brass.

Wet tumbling, I used 2 cups water and added one tablespoon lime juice.

This is the result:

Image

I hope this helps someone!

Regards,

Josh


Thanks, Josh. So SS MEDIA is not needed?


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