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Customizing saber hilt (heat bluing)

 
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roncompt (Ronnie Compton)



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:07 pm    Post subject: Customizing saber hilt (heat bluing) Reply with quote

I have a US Prophesy V3 hilt that Id like to make the business end look like its ben exposed to heat. Its aluminum so just applying heat will not do the job. Does anyone have any ides on how to accomplish this. I've searched a lot of custom saber forums but have not found anything yet.

here is what I'm working with:


I was thinking about getting blue,red and yellow anodized spray paing and trying water dipping.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

on one of the other saber forums, I've read of people using olive oil and them baking the metal in the oven.

http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?6292-Weathering-tutorial
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