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Re: [BKARTS] Srrvice/Foundry type

Well Ed, I've melted service type on my stove. Never had that
problem with brass, and I use a fairly constant temp.  Maybe I was
just lucky, and unlucky.

----- Original Message -----
From: Edward Stansell <CraftBook@xxxxxxx>
Date:         Wed, 27 Aug 2003 17:30:47 EDT
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject:      Re: [BKARTS] Srrvice/Foundry type

> Bruce,
> It has been my experience that Service Type is harder metal than brass. I
> believe it is an alloy of zinc.  I also don't find it to be rougher. I much
> prefer brass type for its range of styles. Whereas Service Type is very limited and
> what they do have is not esthetically pleasing.
> Ed Stansell
> http://www.bookrestoration.net

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