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Posted in thread: Casting a receiver - lost foam on 06-25-2013 at 10:51 PM
Lost foam is.the absolute worst way to cast aluminum. Green sand is the only way to go. Take
the time to make an accurate pattern and you can use it many times. The heatsinks will work
great but leave...
Posted in thread: Painting jobs. on 04-08-2013 at 07:55 PM
4 years ago I painted this old model 70, twice. The lesson I learned from the first very
unsuccessful paint job ( which started peeling off immediately upon drying) was that as soon as
you think you h...
Posted in thread: How were guns made in the 1800s? on 03-14-2013 at 02:43 PM
This is a little earlier than John Browning's time but you all should check out The Gunsmith of
Williamsburg. Watch a young Wallace Gusler hand forge a Kentucky rifle. The complete video is