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 Posted: Tue May 27th, 2014 05:12 am
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Tim Marks


Joined: Sat Sep 1st, 2012
Location: Bethlehem, PA
John Rothrock wrote: I like what George did with his s4, I'd have probably done exactly the same, fixed what was wrong, cleaned and polished it a bit, I know it's not 5k but it's certainly in the rare category. I must admit the more I look at the polished blades the less I like them, but if they're not laquered then we can watch them patina out nicely. I know he considered painting it red and white, but I talked him out of that.
Even lacquered brass will oxidize nicely over time. The original ones were lacquered and certainly aren't bright and shiny any more.