German Red Pitch -2 Kilo (4.4 lb) Tub
German Brown Pitch also called German Red Pitch-The Best Selling Pitch in the United States
Natural Pine Based Pitch
When comparing pitch pricing don't be fooled by lower cost package pricing-Our German Red Pitch starts at only $10.00 @ Pound($44.00 for a 4.4 lb container).
Imported from Germany, this brown colored German pitch (also called red German pitch) is a mixture of natural pine resin, powdered brick and tallow. Customers who have used this pitch have called it a far superior product as it a great combination of hardness and melting temperature. This is the pitch that is supplied with every pitch bowl kit we sell. Sold in a 2-kilo (4.4 pound) tub. The #1 selling Pitch in the USA and the same pitch used everyday by chasing master Liza Nechamkin.
This is a natural product and can have subtle differences from batch to batch.
To use, place the pitch in a suitable pitch bowl and heat in an 250 to 300 degree F oven.
There are many postings on the web and youtube on how to use pitch. Below are just a couple we have found:
Books on the subject include Moving Metal by Adoph Steines and Chasing and Repousse' by Nancy Megan Cogwin.