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  • Posted in thread: wolf spring kit in Taurus 85 on 01-18-2012 at 10:17 PM
    If you ordered the correct spring set for your pistol, do not cut it.Think about it. If you cut
    coils off a coil spring, it takes more force to compress it.The 85 is a Smith copy, so if you
    can find a...

  • Posted in thread: my baby is sick! on 11-30-2010 at 03:55 PM
    TexPat,If you haven't screwed something up, you haven't blued much.:oThe early Smith's were all
    blued by one man. He had his own formulation and never shared it with anyone. He did have it
    written dow...

  • Posted in thread: my baby is sick! on 11-30-2010 at 03:27 PM
    You are right, salts aren't acidic, but they are CORROSIVE. As all bases are.Agreed. However,
    like acids, bases are not corrosive to everything.The mixture of bases that make up bluing
    salts are not h...

  • Posted in thread: my baby is sick! on 11-30-2010 at 03:33 AM
    TexPat.. After i posted my reply, I read it again and it sounded a bit harsh. i apologize for
    the tone. It wasn't intended to be smart a$$.Also, the proper term for the process is blacking.
    Again, my ...

  • Posted in thread: my baby is sick! on 11-29-2010 at 09:58 PM
    It's possible that the 'smith allowed some of the bluing solution to enter the bore. Remember
    this always...bluing salts are highly corrosive. They are acid, period. If the bore wasn't
    properly plugge...

  • Posted in thread: my baby is sick! on 06-06-2010 at 03:51 AM
    I feel your pain Upersleder. It's frustrating to be unable to bring a rifle back to a tight
    grouper when so many variables have changed.It would be really sloppy work to not wash all the
    bluing salts ...

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