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Posted in thread: Samples of Ken Hurst's Engraving on 02-05-2009 at 01:47 PM
Thanks for the kind words guys. Yeah, that shop in Rustburg sometimes held as many as 1000+
guns waiting to be engraved. Of course, the bulk of these were production run orders for
organizations such ...
Posted in thread: Samples of Ken Hurst's Engraving on 02-02-2009 at 04:46 PM
Many thanks Mr. Canebreak. You've been a great help to me as I would never get a picture on the
net if I had to do it myself. Best regards Sir .......
Posted in thread: gold inlay on 02-02-2009 at 04:44 PM
You're most welcome Mr. David. It is easy for me to spot good work as I now have 50 years
experience working in the firearms engraving trade. After you are able to put as many years in
the trade as I ...
Posted in thread: Samples of Ken Hurst's Engraving on 02-02-2009 at 01:46 PM
As I was asked to post a few pictures of my scratching --- here they are. I don't know enough
about computers to post so asked Mr. Canebreak to help, thanks Canebreak. This past summer
makes 50 years ...
Posted in thread: New member on 02-01-2009 at 09:36 PM
I would like to post a few pictures of a recently finished gold inlayed Win. SuperX but don't
know how. If one of ya'll would email me, I can send pic's to you if you wouldn't mind posting
Posted in thread: gold inlay on 02-01-2009 at 07:09 PM
Nice clean lettering . This isn't all that easy when the lettering has to be cut deep enough to
accomidate undercutting each letter for gold inlay & keeping lines smooth. Big time congrats
david on a ...
Posted in thread: looking for engraver on 02-01-2009 at 05:43 PM
Hi all, I see I'm being looked for. I can be reached at 910-221-5288 or xxkenhurst @
suddenlink.netxx (remove X's & spaces)
Posted in thread: Flame Coloring Question? on 02-01-2009 at 05:36 PM
Having years of experience with foux color casing, I would strongly advise against doing this.
Reasons ---- depending on the amount of heat applied , you will/can upset the crystaline
structure of the...
Posted in thread: New member on 02-01-2009 at 05:31 PM
Hi all, just ran across this forum & it sounded like it may be interesting. My name is Ken
Hurst and I'm a pro. engraver --- been engraving firearms for the past 50 years. Not much to
tell about me ot...