How does Birchwood Casey Super Blue work?

How does Birchwood Casey Super Blue work?

The Birchwood Casey super blue for deep, blue-black finish penetrates hard steel instantly. The blue liquid works well on polished steel that contains nickel or chrome alloys, including mauser type bolt actions. For touch-up or complete re-blue.

What is in Birchwood Casey Super Blue?

A double-strength blueing solution designed for blueing highly polished steel parts and hardened steels containing nickel and chrome alloys (except stainless). Super Blue Extra Strength Gun Blue is the blackest blue.

Does Birchwood Casey Super Blue prevent rust?

Definitely money well spent and from this point forward I am a Birchwood Casey customer! Great for “bluing” tools or antiques. Easy to apply with a Q-Tip. Prevents rust and adds a blue protective layer such as provided with oil quenching.

Does Birchwood Casey Super Blue work on aluminum?

The room temperature chemical used by gunsmiths and industry to blacken aluminum parts. Restores scratched and marred areas quickly. Fast-acting liquid is easy to apply with no dimensional change.

Does bluing prevent rust?

Hot bluing is the current standard in gun bluing, as both it and rust bluing provide the most permanent degree of rust-resistance and cosmetic protection of exposed gun metal.

What does bluing liquid do to metal?

Bluing also helps to maintain the metal finish by resisting superficial scratching, and also helps to reduce glare to the eyes of the shooter when looking down the barrel of the gun. All blued parts still require oiling to prevent rust.

Can you blue over rust?

To many, the answer is surprisingly – NO! If bluing is just worn and there is no apparent active red rust, Rustblue can be applied directly over it and will blend the old with the new and render a uniform texture. I have restored many firearms blued by the rust blue method and by caustic bluing or the hot water method.

Does cold bluing stop rust?

Cold bluing is not particularly resistant to holster wear, nor does it provide a large degree of rust resistance. Often it does provide an adequate cosmetic touch-up of a gun’s finish when applied and additionally oiled on a regular basis.

What is black aluminum?

CFRP—it’s been called black aluminum, and its design and fabrication has been described as a black art. Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, or CFRP, is simply a combination of carbon fiber filaments in a matrix material.

Which is better Perma blue or Birchwood Casey?

Birchwood Casey® offers you the best ways to touch up scratches and worn spots or even completely reblue most guns. It will give a non-streaky, even blue-black finish to steel (except stainless). Both Perma Blue® Liquid Gun Blue and Paste Gun Blue provide great blueing to metal that has already been thoroughly cleaned and is free of rust.

How to use Birchwood Casey Blue and Rush remover?

When you think it’s clean enough, clean it two more times! 2 Apply Birchwood Casey Blue & Rush Remover with a saturated swab and allow it to work for two minutes. With a small pad of steel wool (dampened with Blue & Rust Remover), polish the metal lightly to remove old blueing and loosened rust. Continue this process until the metal is shiny.

How to use Perma blue gun blue kit?

Complete Perma Blue® Gun Blue Kit, Liquid 1 The proven way for touching up or completely reblueing most guns 2 The fast-acting liquid gives a non-streaky, uniform blue-black finish 3 Generous supply of everything you need to do a first-class job More

How to apply Birchwood Casey gun stock wax?

1 Wait at least 7+ days after your last coat of Tru-Oil before proceeding. Apply Birchwood Casey Gun Stock Wax directly on wood, metal or leather surfaces in a thin, even coat. 3 Repeat steps 1 and 2 until desired luster is obtained.