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dave#1    Posted 08-11-2019 at 21:46:25 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Any ideas on how to fix this?
  • Afriend wants me to try repairing this old brass/bronze key, Any thoughts ?


    David D. Smith    Posted 08-15-2019 at 08:04:21 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • OK #1
  • How did you fix it?
    Did you braze it?

    dave#1    Posted 08-15-2019 at 19:27:29 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: OK #1
  • Silver soldered it, Came out good !

    wer-fl    Posted 08-12-2019 at 08:46:55 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Any ideas on how to fix this?
  • Brass can be TIG welded.

    Farmer Dan    Posted 08-12-2019 at 06:03:31 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Any ideas on how to fix this?
  • Silver solder would be stronger. Making a new key would be best. Blanks can be found, just need to cut them with a file to match the original.

    http://www.antiquekeys.net/keyblanks.html

    Tim Daley(MI)    Posted 08-11-2019 at 23:37:10 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: Any ideas on how to fix this?
  • Brass needs to be soldered

    TPD

    dave#1    Posted 08-12-2019 at 00:27:06 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: Any ideas on how to fix this?
  • think it will be strong enough ? what about silver solder ?
    Thanks Dave

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