A cheap liquid paint for keeping iron castings from rusting, while stored exposed to the elements.

30 pounds mineral brown or red;

30 "

common whiting;

24 "

paraffine (paint) oil;

4 "

cheap liquid drier;

14 "

benzine;

100 pounds = 7 1/2 gallons.

Note. Mix mineral brown or red, and whiting, in the oil until a smooth semi-paste results, then add the drier and the benzine. This slushing compound is used only to coat the castings until they are made use of, when the slushing is easily removed with hot soda solution or benzine.