Cold Bluing Tips.
Posted 28 March 2014 - 06:21 PM
Thanks for any tips with the screws. By the way, I've already tried heating and polishing the parts.
Posted 28 March 2014 - 06:49 PM
The screws may be a different metal that won't blue. I've used that cream stuff and it works great on anything that will blue, which is a rust (oxydative) reaction. Will they stick to a magnet?
Posted 29 March 2014 - 11:28 AM
Yep, flame blueing is an old 'trick of the trade' that works very well.
Posted 29 March 2014 - 03:08 PM
I use Birchwood-Casey "Super-Blue" for parts containing high carbon, nickle, other hard parts blueing.
Posted 29 March 2014 - 03:25 PM
Posted 29 March 2014 - 09:09 PM
Flame bluing??? Whats that?
Heat the screw head until it turns blue then immediately quench in oil.
Posted 30 March 2014 - 11:37 AM
Posted 02 April 2014 - 08:02 PM
Again gentlemen, thanks. C-
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