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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion Yesterday, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Budasac
Wet sanded in increments from about 500 to 1200...

Wet sanded in increments from about 500 to 1200 grit and then polished with Mother's Mag Polish.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-19-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By Budasac
That's what I figured. Thanks. Now I need to...

That's what I figured. Thanks. Now I need to order some paint.
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j341/Budasac/IMG_20150119_163352837_HDR.jpg...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-19-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Budasac
Not too much in the way of progress but, I...

Not too much in the way of progress but, I decided to go ahead and file off the dovetail for the rear sight base. Anyone have suggestions for filling in the pin holes they used to secure the sight?...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-15-2015, 11:59 PM
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Views: 417
Posted By Budasac
Thanks. I'm kind of at a standstill right now. I...

Thanks. I'm kind of at a standstill right now. I need to order a few parts and the ceracoat. As soon as I progress on the project I'll be sure to post some updated pictures.

I was actually...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-14-2015, 02:53 PM
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Views: 417
Posted By Budasac
That's pretty interesting. I kind of wish I had...

That's pretty interesting. I kind of wish I had seen that before. Welding would have added another aspect to the project.

Thanks for posting.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-14-2015, 03:28 AM
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Posted By Budasac
That looks nice. My buddy has one that he did a...

That looks nice. My buddy has one that he did a beautiful job on. I was planning on simply refinishing this one but I got a little carried away. I'm relatively new to firearms but I like to build...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-14-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By Budasac
So, that's how far I've gotten. I plan to thread...

So, that's how far I've gotten. I plan to thread the barrel and install a brake and then Ceracoat it and mount a scope.

Anyone have scope suggestions?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-14-2015, 01:50 AM
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Views: 417
Posted By Budasac
Once it was installed I cut it to the desired...

Once it was installed I cut it to the desired length, reattached the ball on the end, and gave a little polish. ...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-14-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Budasac
Then I cut the handle off the bolt and drilled it...

Then I cut the handle off the bolt and drilled it out for a new one:
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j341/Budasac/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20150110_200330500.jpg...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-14-2015, 01:48 AM
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Views: 417
Posted By Budasac
Here it is when test fitting the stock: ...

Here it is when test fitting the stock:
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j341/Budasac/IMG_20150109_101438032_HDR.jpg...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-14-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By Budasac
Mosin Nagant project

Hey guys, I was wondering who here has a Mosin and what you've done to it (if anything). My buddy picked one up a while ago and restored very nicely. It looked like a fun project , and I am...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-10-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By Budasac
New grips came in the mail today. They have a...

New grips came in the mail today. They have a really nice texture to them.

I almost bought a Sig Scorpion Carry last year and then more recently I've been drooling over the new Marine 1911. ...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-09-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Budasac
Nope, it's mine now!

Nope, it's mine now!
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-08-2014, 05:13 PM
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Views: 480
Posted By Budasac
I know. I'm just sayin', the gun is a way better...

I know. I'm just sayin', the gun is a way better deal in that scenario.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Budasac
Nope! I never would have made that deal.

Nope! I never would have made that deal.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-08-2014, 01:34 PM
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Views: 480
Posted By Budasac
A Colt fell in my lap

I got my hands on an unfired '76 Colt Detective Special yesterday. It pretty much just fell into my lap. It belonged to a neighbor. He bought it in the '70s and carried it in Newark but never shot...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 11-27-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By Budasac
I got a few items in the mail today. New 3-dot...

I got a few items in the mail today. New 3-dot sights and a trigger. It was going to be my weekend project but I couldn't wait.

I got a few marks on the rear sight trying to tap it in. It was my...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 11-11-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By Budasac
I have a little OCD and tend to wipe my guns...

I have a little OCD and tend to wipe my guns often and try to keep them in perfect condition but, I shoot everything I own and I shoot them alot (that's what I bought them for). My last 1911 was a...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 11-06-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By Budasac
Thanks. I'm really digging this little guy, and...

Thanks. I'm really digging this little guy, and for the price I don't mind it getting a little worn.

As far as my midnight deal- no FFL. Just two strangers meeting at a rest stop. (It was...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 11-04-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By Budasac
Thanks guys. I can't wait to get out and shoot...

Thanks guys. I can't wait to get out and shoot it again. Tonight is the start of my .22 Bullseye winter league so, no go on the .45 but, maybe Fri or Sun.

I have think I'll be ordering some...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 11-04-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By Budasac
Thanks! It's kind of funny, a lot of thought...

Thanks! It's kind of funny, a lot of thought went into all of my other gun purchases. This is the cheapest one I've ever bought, was picked up on a whim, and yet it's quickly becoming one of my...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 11-04-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By Budasac
I didn't use a grinding wheel or anything. Just...

I didn't use a grinding wheel or anything. Just a cloth polishing wheel and some Mother's Mag Polish to smooth it out, so I'm not too concerned. As far as I know smoother is always better for...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 11-03-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By Budasac
I always figured it couldn't hurt. What problems...

I always figured it couldn't hurt. What problems did you experience from polishing? I haven't been shooting all that long and I'm always looking to learn from others rather then make the mistakes...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 11-03-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By Budasac
Ya know, I didn't even think about it. I stripped...

Ya know, I didn't even think about it. I stripped the gun and everything was so dirty and rough inside I just started cleaning and then polishing. The barrel I did just because everything was out and...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 11-03-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By Budasac
Thanks, I wasn't even in the market for one of...

Thanks, I wasn't even in the market for one of these. I happened to come across it on Armslist and it seemed like a good deal. I was a little hesitant to by an "almost new" used gun because I was...
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