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Big Boy Classic, brass

Post by pennsylvaniapete » Wed Aug 03, 2022 11:06 pm

Can someone tell me if a brass Big Boy rifle is hard to keep looking nice. And, what you do to keep it looking nice? I am looking at a H006, Big Boy Classic in .44 mag.
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Re: Big Boy Classic, brass

Post by Rifletom » Thu Aug 04, 2022 8:11 am

Brasso should do it; there are others out there that work, Flitz or something called that. I let mine[HOO6 .357] go to patina. Still looks good, just not super shiny.
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Re: Big Boy Classic, brass

Post by BrokenolMarine » Thu Aug 04, 2022 8:27 am

My 357 carbine still looks great after nearly six years. I just polish the brass now and then with brass polish, and wipe er down before putting it away. As stated above, some prefer to let the brass age naturally. Nothing wrong with that but the Marine in me demands polished brass trappings. :twisted:
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Re: Big Boy Classic, brass

Post by PBSnooker » Thu Aug 04, 2022 12:14 pm

I put a coat of car wax on my Henry brass.
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Re: Big Boy Classic, brass

Post by pennsylvaniapete » Thu Aug 04, 2022 2:29 pm

Well, I was in a LGS and saw a Henry Golden Boy on the shelf. It is a H004, .22 S/L/LR. It’s now in my possession.
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Re: Big Boy Classic, brass

Post by daytime dave » Fri Aug 05, 2022 5:21 pm

Congratulations on your golden boy.
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Re: Big Boy Classic, brass

Post by JVogler » Fri Aug 05, 2022 8:08 pm

Had my Big Boy Brass 357magnum for about 4years. I usually clean it after every range session. My brass has not been polished just wiped down after each cleaning. Brass still has a shine but is darkening up a little.
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Re: Big Boy Classic, brass

Post by Rifletom » Fri Aug 05, 2022 9:17 pm

JVogler wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 8:08 pm
Had my Big Boy Brass 357magnum for about 4years. I usually clean it after every range session. My brass has not been polished just wiped down after each cleaning. Brass still has a shine but is darkening up a little.
Pretty much what I do. I like the patina look. I need to get it back out to the range.
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Re: Big Boy Classic, brass

Post by Kissmybrass » Sat Aug 06, 2022 1:48 am

Little salt and vinegar and elbow grease got the aging started on my .357 "For a few dollars more" rifle :-)
Can polish it all back to shiny but like it messy and didn't mess with the wood at all.

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Re: Big Boy Classic, brass

Post by Ernie » Sat Aug 06, 2022 10:00 am

Your collection is off to a great start. Congratulations.
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