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Old 02-21-19, 01:28 PM
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To play the devil's advocate- Brass is far more tolerant of poor prep. Both in gap as well as clean surfaces. It's much less expensive and offers far more joint geometry and styles. It has a greater temp range WRT it's viscosity, meaning it can flow quickly or glob up (lugs or fillet). That the temp is greater and thus the control of temp is more critical is only practice, just like flowing silver is practice and maintaining the temp for that takes a skill. Andy
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