Multi use natural cleaner/patina/deoderizer

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    this solution is non toxic, and can be used both for cleaning copper and brass,but also as a toilet/diaper pail/litter box etc cleaner/deodoriser. it can also be used to patina carbon steel knifes.

    You'll need White Vinegar, preferably the pickling one (7%), and plain old salt.

    that's it.

    go for a 70:30 ratio Vinegar to Salt. mix as needed, in whatever amount you like.

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    the results are instant. dip your piece into the solution, remove , rinse and towel dry with soft cloth.

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    once you've cleaned all your copper or brass, use the solution to clean toilets, diaper/compost pails, or to darkly patina carbon knives.
     
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    Great post bushy, you should throw up the old post of how you made the red fire tube too
     
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    That may pique the interest of cartels......and the DEA.... :D
     
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    Haha I just want to know what's in mine so I don't have to waste them
     
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    Fatwood slivers and PJCB (petrooljelly cotton balls)
     
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    Vinegar is a natural wonder solution. My grandma added it to window washing solutions to help reduce streaking on her windows.

    @Bushman5 Is the 70/30 mix by volume or weight? It probably wouldn't make much difference either way but I was wondering.
     
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    Percentage :D

    Honestly I just guess ratios.

    Dont leave copper or brass on longer than 5 min. You just need to dip the item in .
     

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