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    Cook Your Inserts

    There have been a few threads on this, just want to add that I can confirm its cool so you can save your bleach for your A#$holes.

    I've seen some say that using a coating of olive oil on the insert and baking them in the oven on a pan provides slightly different results.

    I just put mine in the bottom of a sauce pan, numbers up, on high until i like the color, then submerge in water to stop the cookin'.

    I chose the worst one to show off first because its very hard to photograph the difference, which is indeed subtle, however it made the digits on the insert ever so slightly "toasted" with a slight brown "tropic" look. I haven't taken one any longer to see what happens. I will experiment with that later.

    I did a blueberry and a pepsi too, will post later.

    One thing it easily does is MATTE-ify the finish nicely to get rid of the gross gloss.

    Sidenote* whether this process makes them gen-like who knows or cares. But to each his own. Im sick of busting out the drano and working with that nasty crap.



    Last edited by ward1991; 22-07-21, 01:33.

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      This was a black and silver insert like yours, cooked further to a delicious brown

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        #4
        Originally posted by KJ2020 View Post
        This was a black and silver insert like yours, cooked further to a delicious brown

        YES, love that.

        Thats the other great thing about flambeing them, there isn't as much guess work. You can clearly see its shade at all times as it changes. Very accurate in terms of getting it where you want it.

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          #5
          Was hungry so I fried up a midnight snack, extra crispy 7928.

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            Salt and pepper too?


            I'll try it

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              Here are results:

              Both same inserts. One cooked.

              Cooking made the insert so filmsy it bends without any effort. Might be problematic with pressure fitting it.

              Also made the paint tiny cracks that are visible under certain angles.

              But faded colors really nice.

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                Originally posted by oascom View Post
                Here are results:

                Both same inserts. One cooked.

                Cooking made the insert so filmsy it bends without any effort. Might be problematic with pressure fitting it.

                Also made the paint tiny cracks that are visible under certain angles.

                But faded colors really nice.
                Nice! Looks good.

                And yes I should have mentioned that cheaper inserts WILL get a little flimsy. I ruined one the first time. If you handle it carefully and don't apply too much pressure to any given side when fitting it should be okay.

                The WSO fat font inserts for 1675 are nice and thick and i did not experience this with those ones..


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