Haven't done this for a long time - how do you soften brass? Is it heat
and quench or heat and let cool slowly?
I'm trying to repair a very old (27 tpi by 9/64 brass threads!) cabinet
lock that has the handle 'sprung' into a shaft.
Either seems to do the trick for me. Quenching adds the risk of distortion
of cracking of the piece. Just heat slowly and allow to cool and it should
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