Aging Grill Cloth

From fullton–(at)–ol.com Fri Jan 24 11:05:01 CST 1997
From: fullton–(at)–ol.com (Fulltone)
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Subject: Re: How to “Age” Grille Cloth??
Date: 24 Jan 1997 15:16:38 GMT
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I have great luck taking 1/2 a can of Mint Skoal and a couple of scoops of
Coffee, throw this in a pot of boiling water, then strain through a coffee
filter into a spay/mist bottle. Now evenly mist the grille cloth,wait an
hour do it, again and finish by facing grill to a wall heater for a few
minutes. A hairdryer will do fine also.
I use the old “Marshall type” salt&pepper grille on the amps I build, and
this process makes them look like an evenly browned straight cabinet from
the late 60’s.

From fullton–(at)–ol.com Fri Jan 24 11:05:08 CST 1997
From: fullton–(at)–ol.com (Fulltone)
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Subject: Re: How to “Age” Grille Cloth??
Date: 24 Jan 1997 15:17:17 GMT
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PS..Be sure to take the speaker out before doing this!

From timtub–(at)–ol.com Fri Jan 24 19:21:55 CST 1997
From: timtub–(at)–ol.com
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Subject: Re: How to “Age” Grille Cloth??
Date: 24 Jan 1997 22:26:40 GMT
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7 parts denatured alcohol, 1 part Zinzer orange shellac. Apply with a
paint brush.
Perfect.

Tim

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