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Posted on Reliable way to remove all japanning?

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#1 posted 02-06-2012 09:21 PM

Electrolysis works great at removing all japanning WITHOUT doing any harm to the underlying metal. All it takes is a 2-10amp car battery charger, some copper wire, a couple of scrap pieces of steel plate (or the like), a 5gal bucket of large shallow plastic tub, and some some Washing Soda (local grocery store item—cheap).

Here is one I did with electrolysis:

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