Custom-coloring nickle silver - Fly Fishing Forum
the Rod Rack Rod Builder's Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-09-2002, 07:46 PM
Nooksack Mac Nooksack Mac is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: north. Washington/south British Columbia
Posts: 323
Send a message via Yahoo to Nooksack Mac
Custom-coloring nickle silver

I'm leary of shiny surfaces on a fly rod or reel; I figure that most trout have experience of something that flashed above them an instant before it almost grabbed and devoured. Nickle silver is elegant, but suspect for that reason. Recently, I was sent a n.s. fly reel seat when I'd ordered a black aluminum version. Taking a que from the folks at Golden Witch, I ordered a little bottle of Birchwood Casey Brass Black metal finish, a liquid "to blacken or antique brass, copper or Bronze." It was a simple matter to wet the n.s. components, let sit for a few minutes, then rinse off in water.
The result was a vividly mottled bronze effect, looking rather like case-hardening on some fine shotguns and handguns, but without the bluish tones. Probably no two pieces would come out the same. To my eyes, it's elegant and very distinctive.sienna
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Magnum Diver in Perch Coloring for Big Pike blindcurvw >> Archive: Warmwater Gamefish Flies 2 04-23-2009 10:47 AM
Silver Grey macspey >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 5 02-17-2004 09:18 PM
Epoxy coloring supplies marvin >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 1 05-18-2002 11:28 PM
Coloring Hackle marktwiss Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 6 04-17-2002 06:33 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:04 PM.



Copyright Flyfishingforum.com (All Rights Reserved)