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I’m working on making a pool faucet and was wondering which material would be best for outdoors, mild steel brass plated or stainless steel brass plated?
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When I plate larger parts, such as restoring auto bumpers, the parts appear to have a hazy finish, particularly in the central portions of the part.
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