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Old 2nd August 2016, 12:11 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Jens Nordlunde
Yes you are right, and your suggestion it likely to be more right than mine.

Hello Jens,

I have tried out a lot of etchants and in my honest opinion the original Zag (Iron + Sulfur but not Vitriol!) is still the best etchant. Difficult to work with, but fantastic results, if one do it right . Very good for pattern welded steel and wootz. Similar results like the original treatment.

The Dha/Dao from Sajen was recently etched with Zag for example.

But everybody has different experiences and preferences.

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