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Working with Dixgold

Hello,

I’m wondering if anyone is familiar with using a metal called
"dixgold". I’ve never used it before and am looking for tips like:
how to anneal it, if firescale is an issue, and how to prevent the
colour of the metal from changing with heating.

Thank you

I'm wondering if anyone is familiar with using a metal called
"dixgold". 

It is not “gold” at all, It may be more like red brass.

I believe it is the same alloy generally called "commercial bronze"
which is really a the next shade of brass redder than regular red
brass. It is 90% copper, 10% zinc. If you solder or anneal it is very
prone to pink firescale. Use a boric acid and alcohol or a Prip’s
flux kind of firecoat, otherwise it will look just like copper after
you pickle it. It is pretty easy to use if you are used to copper and
brass.

Stephen Walker