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Posted in thread: Busby The BearCat on 02-06-2016 at 01:23 AM
Done. Got the last .002" shim between the cylinder and frame too. Not absolutely necessary but
worth the fight to get it in there to put that last lil bit of snugging up into the action. I'm
Posted in thread: Busby The BearCat on 02-05-2016 at 02:47 PM
Goin with brown. Cylinder was in good shape, no real significant pitting so cleaned it with
400g and left the original bluing down in the roll mark. Hopefully, it will show through
somewhat. In any ev...
Posted in thread: Busby The BearCat on 02-03-2016 at 12:34 AM
Busby is nearly done. Bottom end is back together and feels like its functioning right fine.
The parts to rust blacken, Ejector Rod Housing, Gate and Cylinder pin. The question remains,
blacken or bro...
Posted in thread: Chingachgook on 02-02-2016 at 11:12 PM
Done and on. A grease shim between the mount and receiver bridge. Blue Loctite on all the
screws and synched well and good for the long haul. A spot of rust on the sight slide....its
old. The gun is o...
Posted in thread: Chingachgook on 02-02-2016 at 12:56 AM
In for the first water boil to change red rust to black magnetite. First pass or two is usually
a translucent light grey. A good place to stop if matching a new or recently cleaned original
part to a ...
Posted in thread: Chingachgook on 02-01-2016 at 11:27 PM
Well....since I gotta shoot this thing in and validate the front sight calculations, figgered
no sense takin the receiver sight on and off. Just get it rust blackened and put it on once and
Posted in thread: Chingachgook on 02-01-2016 at 01:18 PM
Twas winter and the rifle laidRusting slow upon Smiths bench:All critics typed “You
Hack” to slay,And the Wannabe’s cried STENCH! "Beware the Armchair King, my son!The
words that bit...
Posted in thread: Chingachgook on 01-31-2016 at 06:08 PM
Federal 170g PowerShok (my favoritest 3030 ammo) ranges somewhat as follows:Average Zero: +.3"
at 50 yards --- 0" at 100 yards --- -8.4" at 200 yards --- -30" at 300 yards. So....A 200 yard
Posted in thread: Chingachgook on 01-31-2016 at 05:38 PM
Made a buncha measurements, made a buncha calculations. Good news.....we should not need a
ridiculously tall front sight of .65 to .8ish.The receiver sight center height was measured
bottomed on the b...
Posted in thread: Chingachgook on 01-31-2016 at 03:39 PM
Use the base and Prussian Blue to spot in the rough location of the mounting screws. Level
lines and centers will be scribed later based off the single red dot. holes are drilled and
tapped and the ...