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If you had suspended the putter head in the bag, not letting any of the egg touch it, the patina would have been more uniform.  It is the oxidation that occurs that causes the change.   By immersing the head into the eggs, you restrict the interaction of the eggs and oxygen to fewer areas.   I learned this the hard way doing forced patinas with French's mustard.  

Give it a shot and post pix of the second effort.   I think that you'll be pleasantly surprised.


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LaMont in AZ

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7 hours ago, golfluvzme said:

If you had suspended the putter head in the bag, not letting any of the egg touch it, the patina would have been more uniform.  It is the oxidation that occurs that causes the change.   By immersing the head into the eggs, you restrict the interaction of the eggs and oxygen to fewer areas.   I learned this the hard way doing forced patinas with French's mustard.  

Give it a shot and post pix of the second effort.   I think that you'll be pleasantly surprised.


One Mann's thinking on it,

LaMont in AZ

I only had a small bag, and did wonder if it needed more air room. Good to know thank you! Kind of like the un-uniformed look though.

Will try it again on another putter soon I'm sure.

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