Introduction: 1940s Bakcpack Copper Sprayer Restoration
This is an old Vermorel type copper backpack sprayer. This tool can be used from farmers to spray flowers, vines and many more.
The copper and brass parts was oxidized, metal parts was rusty and some gaskets was in bad condition.
Step 1: Disassembling
Removing all parts and restoration just started
Step 2: Patina
To remove the patina from small parts I made a diy paste with flour vinegar and salt 1:1:1
For the body I used vinegar and salt
Step 3: Polishing
After cleaning the patina, sanding with 1000 and 2000 water paper and then polishing with a buffing wheel.
Step 4: Painting
Removing the rust from parts and painting with primer and black color.
Step 5: New Parts
Replacing the some parts
Step 6: Assembling
Assembling it again
Step 7: Its Ready
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