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Posted in thread: refinishing trigger guard on 07-16-2011 at 12:49 AM
If it was a aluminum trigger guard it was probably anodized. Aluma-hydes a good choice for a
coating as would be Gunkote, Duracoat or even Cerakote. Birchwood Casey has a blackening finish
similar to ...
Posted in thread: Metal Checkering and on 12-10-2010 at 02:30 AM
Practiced and then repeated then repeated again. Definitely am not going to try my hand on an
actual part like the bolt release on my Win Mod 70 until my confidence is there and it's not
there yet. :o
Posted in thread: Laurel Mountain on 10-27-2010 at 07:41 AM
Anyone have any experience using the the Laurel Mountain Brown for bluing? I've a bunch of
rifles that a friend wants me to salvage. He stored them where moisture could get at them and
didn't check on...
Posted in thread: Spanish Mauser 93 on 10-21-2010 at 01:33 AM
So what you're saying is keep it as a 7x57 and buy a Swede 96 if I want a 6.5x55? That will
work. :D I plan on building a 9.3x62 as soon as a trade for a M98 goes thru. Bad case of the
Posted in thread: Spanish Mauser 93 on 10-20-2010 at 01:16 AM
Either case I'll be reloading and would keep pressures safe. I've no desire to test out the
lack of a third safety lug or the lack of a bolt shroud. Never having handled one of these
before I sure was...
Posted in thread: Spanish Mauser 93 on 10-20-2010 at 01:12 AM
That's what it originally looked like.:) But Bubba had at the stock and then the current owner
had it stored underneath a bed in an RV that of course had a roof leak.:( Best I can tell is
it's a 1916 ...
Posted in thread: Spanish Mauser 93 on 10-15-2010 at 07:15 AM
I may have a chance to acquire a Spanish M93 carbine in payment for rebluing several rifles.
The M93 lacks a bolt sleeve shroud and lock in it's design. Can either be installed? The rifle
has been tru...
Posted in thread: M1876 rechambering? on 10-09-2010 at 06:07 PM
Bullets for .45 cal are readily available. Loaded ammunition or cartridges for the 45-75 and
45-60 are not readily available and what is there is expensive. Have you considered reloading?
Posted in thread: Win 70 Barrel Spec's on 09-05-2010 at 07:47 AM
Anyone know the thread and size specifications for a Win 70 barrel?
Posted in thread: Rebarreling M-98? on 08-17-2010 at 04:24 AM
Measure at least twice before even considering where and how much metal to remove.:D