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Offline Barabus

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Legend cleaning help
« on: August 23, 2008, 04:12:21 pm »
 I have the worst time trying to clean legends that are filled in with hard encrustations.I've had coin that looked absolutely fine,but I can't read the legend especially on AE 3's and 4's.I have a pin vise that I use,but some of the stuff is so hard that the pin vise can't handle it.I have a brass wheel brush that I tried,but it appears to smear the legend,it may be too stiff.Any ideas.
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Offline casata137ec

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Re: Legend cleaning help
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2008, 10:54:28 pm »
Exacto with sharp point, steady hand, good light source and magnification. :)

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Offline Barabus

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Re: Legend cleaning help
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2008, 01:13:14 pm »
thank you and I will try it,even with shaky hands.
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