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Old 01-13-2013, 02:52 AM   #1
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Default old english scratch remover yes or no

hi im trying to figure out if using old english scratch remover on the stock of a gun will devaluate it. any input would be appreciated



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Old 01-13-2013, 11:34 AM   #2
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I hate giving this type of answer, but....

It depends. A high gloss varnish or shellac could absorb some under the coating and start peeling. An "oiled" stock may be no problem.

I would suggest that you find a small area that is not readily seen and try a dab.



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I've used it on old beat-up guns to make them look better. Sometimes it makes a world of difference.

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I hate giving this type of answer, but....

It depends. A high gloss varnish or shellac could absorb some under the coating and start peeling. An "oiled" stock may be no problem.

I would suggest that you find a small area that is not readily seen and try a dab.
Have to agree- As far as "devaluate it" - No if its used on compatable wood, color & finish. I've used it ---
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thanks that's really helpful

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Use the Old English for Light colored finishes regardless of the color or the original finish. The Old English for dark colored woods turns bare wood black.



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