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Old 06-25-2009, 01:17 PM   #1818 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MPaulHolmes View Post
Also, make sure it's super super super shiny like maybe sand it down a bit with some super fine sand paper like maybe 600 grit? The tin plate looks nicer when it goes on something that's super shiny!
Good tip! I've used a light acid wash on copper to remove the oxide layer and make it all shiny. Toilet cleaner works well. Rinse and dry.
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