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I saw the pictures of tumbling just the inside and they turned out pretty good. Question, I could get all the copper I want, do you fill it up half way and should I put Bar Keepers Friend in it from the beginning?
 

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You fill it up so when you lay the bottle hoizontally, it is about half way full (i generally measure to the mold seams if the bottle has it. (If you have access to copper, I could be an interested buyer!)
 

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I could use more copper also. LEON.
I know an electrician and he'll give me scrap pieces left over from a job, like this. Just contact a local electrician and they'll sell it to you for what they junk it for.
 

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I know an electrician and he'll give me scrap pieces left over from a job, like this. Just contact a local electrician and they'll sell it to you for what they junk it for.
I also go to the local electronic recycling drop off in our town, they don't care if I take supply lines from refrigerators, motors and any kind of thick wire. This year I'm going have over 80 pounds of shiny copper to turn in, that's what they pay $$$$ the most for.
 

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Come on tumblers I need some help am I doing it right, I try to put a little edge on the wire.
 

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You gotta cut it into smaller/shorter pieces like 1/8" to 3/16"long. No curved ends needed. LEON.
 

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Oh, Mailman you do need a little help!!!
Those pieces of copper are way to long.
You need to cut them in tiny pieces, 3/16th of an inch or shorter, 1/8th works pretty good.
If cutting buy hand don't think your going to do it all at one time.
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You gotta cut it into smaller pieces like 1/8" to 3/16"long. No curved ends needed. LEON.
Oh, Mailman you do need a little help!!!
Those pieces of copper are way to long.
You need to cut them in tiny pieces, 3/16th of an inch or shorter, 1/8th works pretty good.
If cutting buy hand don't think your going to do it all at one time.
Roy
Not the first time I heard that.

GIDDY UP!!!!
 

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