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Finding Watermarks Using Ronson Butane Fuel

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Posted 01/18/2021   2:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add revcollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I have watched experts put examples of C3a into Ronsonal lighter fluid. I myself have used it thousands of times without a problem. But good ventilation is a must, as mentioned above.
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Posted 01/18/2021   3:42 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jarnick to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Years ago, I used Carbon tetrachloride, sold cheaply as a spot remover under the trade name Csrbona, for watermark detection.
It was dangerous carcinogen and has since been removed from the market. Ronsonal works well with the exception of a few European stams where it re dissolves the ink. Most dealers I know use Ronsonal.
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Posted 01/18/2021   3:52 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rogdcam to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Just buy naphtha at the hardware store. Much cheaper.
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Posted 01/21/2021   11:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Pickastory to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
hi rog;
Heads up on the paint department type of nap as it isn't the same as the lighter fluids, its way 'dirtier' than the lighter fluids.

On the Carbon Tet it is cleaner than the lighter fluids and cleaner than the MEK, but like mentioned above, it is a very carcinogenic product.
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Posted 01/24/2021   7:15 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add coversRfun2 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I got one quart so far from paint dept as refill for my emptied Ronsonol; it is not dirtier than what came in Ronsonol.
I suspect talk of dirtier naphtha is really a matter of random minor contamination, perhaps more likely from some sources, or was more likely in the past?
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Posted 01/24/2021   7:26 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rogdcam to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Naphtha from the hardware store is just as "clean" as lighter fluid.
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Posted 01/25/2021   01:12 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Pickastory to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi all;
it seems that the main point would be that the product Ronsonol made by Zippo after 2010 has a composition of 70% light hydrotreated distillates with 30% hydrotreated light naphtha.
the straight hydrotreated naphtha (Klean-Strip VM&P) is 95% from the paint store, heavy and oily from the other aliphatic hydrocarbons c7-c9, and many others.
my summation would be for the lighter fluid as the lighter solvents will have less impact on the physical aspects of the stamp papers.
faster evaporation is a plus for clue to better solvents, but way more flammable.
safety first always.
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