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Originally posted by DocHolidaze
sweet thread thanks dude, can u save the copper as well?
Originally posted by Vaxar
Awesome i am going to be trying this for sure, can you tell me though could you use other objects other than coins??
And what if the objects happened to have more than silver/copper contained in them? say for instance brass or nickel etc could you still use your process??
Originally posted by phishfriar47
Ok, ive amassed all the materials required since the posting of this thread. I have diligently followed the instructions provided and am reasonably confident that I am doing most everything correctly.When I get to the final stage of melting the powder down 2 things are happening to me.
1. I cant get 'smooth buttons' - all my pieces are coming out in rough rock like pieces.
2. I keep getting 'impurities' from burning on the potato, i.e the burnt carbon from the potato is being pushed around by the air of the blow torch and thus landing back on my silver creating impurities in the final pieces.