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What evidence is there for this"Brass polishes, in general, contain ammonia, which makes thin brass brittle,"?
Polishing brass is likely a two step process. The first with a caustic, the second with a protector (which may be wax based).Sometimes with welding, I'll clearcoat the brass. You should be able to buy spray paints or brush on clear paints which should be fairly inert once it is dry.To a large extent, a think layer of oxidation can be quite protecting. So, personally I'd be less concerned with what is outside the shell than what is inside.
I think that a clear coat paint would be thicker than what I want, and cause residue build up in the tight tolerance dies of my reloading press. I asked if this would work earlier:...sorry, you cannot view external links. To see them, please
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