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Daily Wire Tip April 16: Can You Use Flitz in a Tumbler?
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip
April 16, 2010
Can you use flitz in a tumbler to protect silver jewelry? If so with what media?
I have to admit that neither my husband nor I had ever heard of ‘Flitz’ before, so I did some research and it sounds like a product I would like to try. Regarding your question about using it in a tumbler, there is a product they call a ‘Tumbler/Media Additive’, and this is what they advertise: “Will not harm ANY METAL or Primer. Will not stress brass. No Ammonia. No Buildup. Suitable for corn cob, walnut or other media. Cuts tumbling time in half. Cleans, polishes & protects brass & nickel. Eco-safe product. Removes: Oxidation, Tarnish, Lead Buildup and Fingerprints. Safe for: Safe when used on ANY Metal. Will not Deaden the Primer. Will not Stress or Imbrittle Brass. No Ammonia. No Buildup.” The video shows a rotary tumbler and brass bullet casings. However on their tips page, they talk about using the liquid product with regards to polishing. https://www.flitzusa.com/shop/index.php?main_page=page&id=15 It may be something you’d like to try, and if you do, please let me know your results so I can share them.
Answer contributed by Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
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