questions about torching a wedge.

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Is there any substance I should be applying to the head before I torch it, either for color change or otherwise?





I'm assuming butane works better than propane? I bought the cheaper burnzomatic propane kit last night. Just didn't want to waste money on butane if it didn't work out.





Also, if there is a huge thread on torching heads, can someone link me to it so I don't have to bother you guys, I couldn't find it. Thanks!
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  • Kadin 25Kadin 25 BIG K Members, Featured Writer  6652WRX Points: 41Posts: 6,652 Titanium Tees
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    I have used old motor oil and coffee grounds. Here some pics for you...



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  • magicmattmagicmatt one tough hombre Members  651WRX Points: 0Posts: 651
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    thanks, never heard of using coffee!
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    magicmatt wrote:


    thanks, never heard of using coffee!
    Dont worry neither have I until reading it here lol. image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
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    Do you want to do an oil can finish or do you want to torch it?
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    Arafel wrote:


    Do you want to do an oil can finish or do you want to torch it?
    i want that blueish raw finish. also anyone know how long one thing of the standard size burnzomatic propane works?
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    When you say blue-ish color sounds to me like you are describing gun blue paste.
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    You MUST give the wedge/putter a dip in acetone and/or mineral spirits... This will knock off anything on the club, like fingerprints... Fingerprints can ruin a torch job. blues and purples come later on or with more heat... It'll change in front of your eyes... It's all about getting your heat and time right. I use MAP gas... It gets alot hotter than a propane torch. I've used Royal Purple motor oil to cool it... The stuff is actually purple as opposed to brown oil. It'll add to the colors you're wanting.
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    You MUST give the wedge/putter a dip in acetone and/or mineral spirits... This will knock off anything on the club, like fingerprints... Fingerprints can ruin a torch job. blues and purples come later on or with more heat... It'll change in front of your eyes... It's all about getting your heat and time right. I use MAP gas... It gets alot hotter than a propane torch. I've used Royal Purple motor oil to cool it... The stuff is actually purple as opposed to brown oil. It'll add to the colors you're wanting.
    thank you, i'll give that a try. i stuck with the propane one for now because it was real cheap and i wasn't sure how all this was going to work out. appreciate the feedback
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    anyone else have anymore advice?
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