Lumintop FW3c

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vit55
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Lumintop FW3c

Hello to you all!
Someone can tell me if exists FW3C in protected polished? Thanks in advance.

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https://www.nealsgadgets.com/collections/blf/products/tlf-blf-fw3c-coppe...
this is the one I know of.

If the link doesn’t work try this one or check out nealsgadgets.com

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Binford wrote:
https://www.nealsgadgets.com/collections/blf/products/tlf-blf-fw3c-coppe...
this is the one I know of.

If the link doesn’t work try this one or check out nealsgadgets.com


I think he is asking about a protected (coated/laquered) finish that will not patina.
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I received FW3C but its not coated. Might be on a request basis with Neal..

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Yes, wth no patina

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Open and handle your FW3C with latex or nitrile gloves on.
Apply quality paste car wax to Cu light while wearing the gloves.
Let dry as needed, remove wax and buff light while wearing the gloves, repeat process.
Light is now well protected against oxidation.

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Does the wax melt if the light gets hot or is it totally removed after drying?

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Guys, conformal coating is just more appropriate for this situation.

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Skylight wrote:
Does the wax melt if the light gets hot or is it totally removed after drying?

I actually applied the wax to a hot light, so it would seep into the pores of the copper.
I set my ceiling to 38c so I can hold onto it the whole time.
It was lit for maybe 7 minutes total, while I rubbed and rubbed the wax onto it.

I got 10 fingers of wax on my nitrile gloves and gave that light a happy ending.

I let the light dry overnight, then buffed it clean with a high pile microfiber.
Shines like the sun now, and no fingerprints after handling!

If you want a proper permanent coating, the wax will come off 100% with DAWN detergent.

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Thank you for the info….timbo114

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timbo114 wrote:
Skylight wrote:
Does the wax melt if the light gets hot or is it totally removed after drying?

I actually applied the wax to a hot light, so it would seep into the pores of the copper.
I set my ceiling to 38c so I can hold onto it the whole time.
It was lit for maybe 7 minutes total, while I rubbed and rubbed the wax onto it.

I got 10 fingers of wax on my nitrile gloves and gave that light a happy ending.

I let the light dry overnight, then buffed it clean with a high pile microfiber.
Shines like the sun now, and no fingerprints after handling!

If you want a proper permanent coating, the wax will come off 100% with DAWN detergent.

I plan on doing much the same using carnauba wax. (Providing I get my order.) Crying

Enjoy the light show - LedTed

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BlueSwordM wrote:
Guys, conformal coating is just more appropriate for this situation.

How is it done and what is needed?

I would like to have a durable transparent layer on my copper flashlights that keeps the original copper color. Also the copper leaves an ugly smell of money or coins on your fingers.

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I doubt that wax will protect the copper for very long. You would need a flat clear lacquer if you wanted something more durable.