Last Activity:01-25-2015 5:50 PM
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Posted in thread: Mr. Belly Gun on 01-25-2015 at 04:19 PM
First cuts to get the grip panels roughly aligned in the upper corners of the grip frame. side
panel is sitting just where I want it....good contact in the upper corners. side panel needs
Posted in thread: Mr. Belly Gun on 01-23-2015 at 11:56 PM
I was fortunate to find these scales in 2" width. Common knife handle width is not more than 1
3/4" and that's just too narrow.But.....with a tablet backing template of the newly modified
ruger grip f...
Posted in thread: Mr. Belly Gun on 01-23-2015 at 10:40 PM
Grip panels are in. Nice figure, a bit of spalting and a worm hole. Great character. Hope they
are big enough!
Posted in thread: Mr. Belly Gun on 01-19-2015 at 08:36 PM
For the grip panels, I decided to go with the very rare and gorgeous stabilized Afzelia Xylay.
The blanks are 2" x 5" x 3/8" which is going to be close and require very careful fitting. If
Posted in thread: Mr. Belly Gun on 01-18-2015 at 09:30 PM
More fun with files and some of the first work from the near completed understairs rust bluing
maintenance cleaning and customizing room.After the long edges of the topstrap are beveled 45
Posted in thread: Making a rust box for bluing on 01-10-2015 at 09:05 PM
Spent the first money on the rust, maintenance and cleaning room today.$13, Amazon for a
Procter silex small crock pot. $4.65 for a switched lamp plate with power outlet. $13 for three
Posted in thread: Making a rust box for bluing on 01-09-2015 at 08:00 PM
Another frigid NC day below 50F and I ain't goin outside cause its dayum cold.....so,
repurposing supplies for the gun bluing and maintenance area under the stairs. So far, so good.
Everything has bee...
Posted in thread: My Blackhawk Project on 01-08-2015 at 08:29 PM
Its just a Bisley hammer install. Looks to me He got it done lickety split and proper. That
link is mostly about accurizing. For the most part, Ruger Bisley hammers are well cut in the
Posted in thread: Mr. Belly Gun on 01-08-2015 at 08:26 PM
Putting the OM Trigger return back into the NM grip frame.Start with an old bolt. 5/16" dia is
about right. Drill, slot, taper, shorten, flatten and its done and in there and works perfect.
Posted in thread: My Blackhawk Project on 01-08-2015 at 11:11 AM
verycool. glad yer first went smooth and pretty and reliable!