I bent one for a neighbor by carefully clamping it in a vice, coating it with heat sink and heating it with an accetlyne torch. It came out perfect. I then ground the top of the bend and polished then engine turned it. Looks great for a bubba jobed Mauser.
"War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling, which thinks nothing is worth war, is worse. A man who has nothing which he cares more about than his own personal safety is a miserable creature, and has no chance of being free unless he is made free and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself" John Stuart Mill
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