1. jpoop

    jpoop New Member

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    hello all i was wondering how do you get that rusted metal look and what does you use and how thanks in advance
     
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    Salt water.

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  3. jpoop

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    thanks but how do i use it spray it on or how thanks
     
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    Take the parts/s down to bare steel then apply some salt water to it either with a spray bottle, rag, sponge, etc and keep it moist for a few days. The rusty patina you're looking for will quickly begin to appear. The longer you do this, the more rusty the metal will get. I'm assuming you're working with steel and not aluminum or another non-ferrous metal such as brass or copper.

    Once you've achieved the look you're after, rinse the metal with fresh water and let it dry. You can either apply a coat of flat clear or just leave it as is. There are products that can be applied such as 'browning' that will give you an old, antique look. Check your local gun shop for these and follow the instructions on the package. Good luck.
    Tom
     
  5. thegnu

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    or just strip it an leave out in weather for a week or two .
     
  6. jpoop

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    haha i live in arizona thre is no weather here its just sunny
     
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    Except for the dust storms. I love Arizona!!

    Terry
     
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    lucky you ! hahaha I wish pa had no weather now , lately we have been calling our weather "bi polar " cause yesterday its 33 an by tomorrow 50's are expected an rain .
     
  9. jpoop

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    WOW ya i love arizona i dodnt think i could do all the rain and cold ass weather its all ways nice out side even in the summer if you can take the heat your set
     
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    hahaha you guys are just spoiled ! it just makes me appreciate time to ride more .
     

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