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  1. Gunsmithing Forum
    Besides sanding and using acetone, does anyone know what could be used to remove cured epoxy from the finish of a stock? I have a project where I fused two cracked pieces together of a stock, and some epoxy bled out of the cracked area when it was clamped together. I'm trying to preserve the...
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    Good morning everyone. I'm looking for some ideas for a stock repair I'm doing for a customer. I have a butt stock that was split right down the middle that needs repair. The repair itself isn't the question I have. I need some advice on protecting screw holes from epoxy. I'm going to fuse the...
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    I recently won an 1886 spencer 12 gauge on auction for pretty cheap, its seen better days and is missing the extractor. If theres any chance someone who owns a spencer sees this and can take some detail pictures of the extractor and maybe get a few measurements for me as well i would really...
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    Wondering whether any members, here on the forum, are gunsmiths ... beyond the typical home-brew, DIY type work many gun owners do from time to time. Got a couple of great skills, areas of focus? Ever do full building of rifles, taking in the components and doing all of the fitting and...
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    Hi all. I work for Griffin & Howe (riflemakers since 1923, US dealers for Purdey, Boss, Kemen etc, gunsmiths and retailer, www.griffinhowe.com), and thought this might be a good place to post: we're looking for two full time gunsmiths to join our team. We are based in Andover, New Jersey. Please...
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    So I'm planning on doing a set of custom bolt action rifles for me and my fiancee as a wedding present to us. She wants hers in 257 Roberts because it's her last name and it's a good all around cartridge, I'll will be doing mine in 7x57 Mauser (.275 Rigby). This is the first project of this...
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    Hey I just purchased my first rifle which is an Arisaka Type 99 converted to shoot 30-06. I know it’s a slightly smaller round and I’ve heard that it will bulge the casings while firing. Other than this will there be any danger to me or the firearm? I plan on purchasing a headspace gauge to...
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    Any gunsmith knowledge. Wife likes the micro 380 acp. Shes just left handed. Can the gun controls be switched? Ie the safety, clip release, slide release, laser grips etc
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    Hi,i will need to cold blue a barrel of my CZ .22,i have acces to Super Blue and i am trying to import oxpho blue (I am from Brazil and the products are hard to get) I will list the steps i read about below and please CORRECT MY WRONG POINTS. 1- Great polish with sandpaper and blue and rust...
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    Here’s a question for all the preppers out there: how much do you know about repairing and modifying your own weapons? This is an important question, as your guns will only be able to defend you in a SHTF scenario if they are in proper working order. And the longer that the S keeps H-ing T F...
  11. .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion
    I’ve been scouring the web for the last couple of days with no results I can’t believe no one has tried this before. Does anyone know what would need to be done to a cz 455 to get it to accept 10/22 magazines?
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    I have a Taurus PT99 AF and recently noticed an issue with my trigger. With the slide off the trigger works great in both SA and DA. With the slide on the pull is ridiculously hard and does not "trip" the hammer correctly. When I let up on this hard trigger pull sometimes the hammer will drop...
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    Hello everyone! I’m hoping one of my gunsmith buddies can help me out. I’m new here and need some advice. I’m not a proud papa of a Gem Tech MIST 10/22 TD (11 months later). Now the question: the diameter of the suppressor is .902 inches. My stock currently holds the factory barrel. Instead...
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    Hello, I am 24 and have been getting into gunsmithing. Redoing stocks, Rebluing barrels that sort of thing.. People are now starting to give me guns that they say dont work anymore. I just received a Marlin 03030 (model ) 30-30.(would like to know also if that is correct model because I cant...
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