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Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 07-01-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Dimitris76
Will this hurt the finish?

Ok I need your expert help once again :)

A couple of months ago I removed the scope to work on my rifle and placed it in the drawer where I keep my socks and boxers - yes you heard right - my...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 05-13-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By Dimitris76
WoW! Did you engrave this pattern manually? Good...

WoW! Did you engrave this pattern manually? Good job!

Dimitrios
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 05-11-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By Dimitris76
The way I understand the procedure during etching...

The way I understand the procedure during etching the laser beam is engraving a very accurate groove which is shallow - much shallower than the usual mechanical engraving the traditional abrasive...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 05-10-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By Dimitris76
So this yellowish color is paint? What kind of...

So this yellowish color is paint? What kind of paint and with which teqnique is it applied on the etched surface?
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 05-10-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By Dimitris76
Mountainman, thank you for your answer! ...

Mountainman,

thank you for your answer!

If I understand correctly what you mean is that blueing will cover and make the laser etched lettering invisible.
Color fill? What does this mean? Redo...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 05-09-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By Dimitris76
By "laser etching" I mean this gold/silverish...

By "laser etching" I mean this gold/silverish finish that an ever increasing number of newer arms are having.

This is an example:...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 05-06-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By Dimitris76
Re-blueing question

Can a gun with laser etched lettering on the receiver be reblued?
What will happen to the lettering?

Dimi
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 05-06-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Dimitris76
Follow up

On another note:

Can a gun with laser etched lettering be reblued? What will happen to the lettering?

Dimi

PS Don't answer here. I'll open another thread for this question...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 05-06-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Dimitris76
Follow up

I did "dress" the metal with a 3/16" pin punch. I wrapped the receiver in a fleece blanket (to protect it from another unfortunate event...) and the all it needed was 3-4 carefully placed blows with...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 04-30-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Dimitris76
Ok regular Q-tips. What about the punch though? ...

Ok regular Q-tips. What about the punch though?

Can I use one of the above punches if I grind it down to a slight angle?

Dimi
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 04-30-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Dimitris76
Great info! I am wondering what kind of...

Great info!

I am wondering what kind of punch should I use though. You mention flat tipped punch and hammer.
A delicate, controllable hammer for the job would be this...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 04-30-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Dimitris76
Repairing a nicked receiver

I managed to scratch my favorite air rifle's receiver while trying to install a new breach seal.

A tool has slipped and moved a little metal from the edge of the receiver into the loading port.
...
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 06-15-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 672
Posted By Dimitris76
Heavy Duty Rifle Case

I always wanted a metal case and when I saw the ad for this double rifle, heavy duty one I just bought it.

I'll have it tomorrow in my hands but the previous owner said over the phone that it has...
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