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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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I have used old motor oil and coffee grounds. Here some pics for you...

COFFEE

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[quote name='magicmatt' timestamp='1365541930' post='6795509']
thanks, never heard of using coffee!
[/quote]Dont worry neither have I until reading it here lol. :)

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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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[quote name='Black Label Johnny' timestamp='1365561071' post='6797695']
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.
[/quote]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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