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Posted: 9/12/2004 4:36:31 PM EDT

I got my FSB replaced and the pins are shiny. I wanted to blacken them to match the FSB. I don't think AlumaBlack will work (hence the name). I was thinking about using a sharpie, but didn't want to contaminate the surface in case there's something more permanent.

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 4:41:05 PM EDT
I use Sharpie on "my" stuff.

Rubbing alcohol will remove it.

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 4:53:07 PM EDT
Sharpie comes off with alcohol; go for it.
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 5:29:42 PM EDT
If you clean and degrease the pins, this Birchwood Casey Presto Blue Pen works pretty good for touch up work. Sometimes I have to hit it, let it dry, wipe it off with a clean cloth and hit it again for a good finish.

Birchwood Casey Presto Blue Pen
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 5:34:19 PM EDT
Brownells has a nice selection of items for this. A bottle lasts a mighty long time, and comes in handy if you own firearms, or when your friends come over with theirs.
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