Tis the Season

Renaissance Russian

Tell us how you do it
User avatar
PT7
Drover
Posts: 3578
Joined: Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:32 am
Location: The Show-Me State
United States of America

Renaissance Russian

Postby PT7 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:43 pm

Spent some time today reading Forum "archive chats" on polishes, scratches, and so on. In the "Scratches??" thread, there was this summary comment last June about the wax I regularly use:
Renaissance Wax - Blended white micro-crystalline waxes with white spirits. Why I use it.
This wax is used by museums of antique guns, swords, knives, armour, leather, metal sculptures, leather, wood, etc. Its pH neutral, no acids or alkalines. Also resistant to moisture and weathering environmental corrosion and does not discolor
.


Since I had a little to do this evening, I pulled out my .45 Colt revolver and gave it a Renaissance Wax once over -- both on metal and wood. I especially like how it highlights the wood grips, my favorite part of the gun. In the third and last photos, I got lucky and captured a nice, subtle shine of the CCH colors on the hammer, trigger guard, and trigger spur.

So this thread simply shows my polishing results, and the revolver shows off nicely.
The Renaissance shines again! :)
PT7

DSCN2808.JPG


DSCN2809.JPG


DSCN2812.JPG


DSCN2810.JPG


DSCN2815.JPG
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
3 x
HENRY H001TLP Small Game Carbine .22LR

A quiet place to rest awhile...Psalm 46:10

User avatar
RanchRoper
Deputy Marshal
Posts: 5881
Joined: Mon Mar 21, 2016 12:14 am
Location: Southwest, Alberta Territory
Canada

Re: Renaissance Russian

Postby RanchRoper » Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:31 pm

Looks real good. It's a beautiful sidearm for sure.
1 x
1871 SA Richards Conversion Revolver 45 Colt
1860 Henry 45 Colt
"No hour of life is lost that is spent in the saddle" Winston Churchill

Range Reporter: Henry Repeater

User avatar
Mags
Cowboy
Posts: 1616
Joined: Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:40 pm
Location: Tualatin Valley Oregon
United States of America

Re: Renaissance Russian

Postby Mags » Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:05 am

Renaissance Wax does make it shine up gorgeously!
1 x
:idea: H009B .30-30
"How Many" #596. http://henryrifleforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=2019&p=75321#p75321
Wish list: Long Ranger in .223.
Live long enough, learn a lot of stuff and amaze people with all the useless trivia you know.

User avatar
If1Hitu
Cowhand
Posts: 172
Joined: Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:23 pm
Location: Derby City,KY.
United States of America

Re: Renaissance Russian

Postby If1Hitu » Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:27 am

Absolutely a beautiful 45 revolver.
0 x
USMC 3/5/India Co. RVN 68/69.Semper Fi.
Oorah,Get Some.

You only live once!!