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UncleBruce

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Here's a Bottle I only partially Tumbled. It was pretty sick & had that Rainbow Color look to it but it was not pretty, pretty ugly really. SO, I gave it 2 days in 1500 grit Silicone Carbide Cutter. This will quickly get rid of any heavy duty sickness. But, after 2 days of course silicone carbide it will give it that dulled out sandblasted beach glass look. To get rid of that I'll need to give it a week in Aluminum Oxide Polish. See ya in a week. LEON.
That's going to turn out nice.
 
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OK, Been a week or 6 days. Just took the Cobalt Blue G. Norris Detroit Hutch out of the Tumbler. Hard to get good pics late at night. Pics don't do it justice. Looks brand new with nice shine & does not look over tumbled. for me the trick to that is not to give it more then 2 days in the heavy duty 1500 git silicone carbide cutter. Only some small case wear along bottom. other than that about mint. has a funny looking green streak or swirl starting at top front going around back. part of manufacturing flaw but kinda cool when you see those. LEON.
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OK, Been a week or 6 days. Just took the Cobalt Blue G. Norris Detroit Hutch out of the Tumbler. Hard to get good pics late at night. Pics don't do it justice. Looks brand new with nice shine & does not look over tumbled. for me the trick to that is not to give it more then 2 days in the heavy duty 1500 git silicone carbide cutter. Only some small case wear along bottom. other than that about mint. has a funny looking green streak or swirl starting at top front going around back. part of manufacturing flaw but kinda cool when you see those. LEON.
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Wow, not your first rodeo eh.
 

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I've probably tumbled at least 50 Bottles or more in past 10 Years. Most from my own Collection. I have a few hundred more in my collection needing tumbling. Since I can only tumble one Bottle at a time it would take me 100 years to finish what I got. LEON.
 

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Here's what it looked like the day I found it. After they tore down a House in Detroit. Just the Bottom sticking out in first pic. LEON.
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I’ve been tumbling so many bottles I’ve quit taking pictures unless it’s something special. I’ve done a few really rare ones here lately and wanted to share this one
 

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