Refinished another rifle

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by TINCANBANDIT, Jan 16, 2018.

  1. TINCANBANDIT

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  2. 67stingray

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    Another fine job Tincan, some of those older hardware store guns are pretty neat.
     

  3. Fireman22

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    Nice work! Do you refinish guns for a living or just a hobby? Your blog makes it seem so easy but I'm sure if I attempted a job that detailed I'd be sending it out to have someone else fix my "restoration".
     
  4. TINCANBANDIT

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    nope just a hobby...
     
  5. nickndfl

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    That is NOT millennial craftsmanship. How many total hours did it take?
     
  6. TINCANBANDIT

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    not as long as you might think, I have been doing this for awhile and have it down pretty good.

    Probably about 6 hours +/- between the steel and wood
     
  7. nickndfl

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    That's faster than a Chinese sweatshop with better results for sure.
     
  8. TINCANBANDIT

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    Another awesome job!
     
  10. nickndfl

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    Real American craftsmanship. I read it all and am wondering why you went with bluing instead of nickel plating? Fantastic job overall. Would you consider milsup next?
     
  11. TINCANBANDIT

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    Owner's choice, he didn't have the budget for CCH or Nickel as far as milsup, I have a Mauser on my bench that I will attempt to mimic the original pre-war bluing job
     
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  12. Steve Blalo

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    Very impressive work!
     
  13. Fireman22

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    Impressive as always. Thanks for sharing.
     
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  15. rugertoter

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    You need to start your own business! Very nice work.
     
  16. TINCANBANDIT

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    not enough money in it I am afraid, this is strictly a hobby
     
  17. TINCANBANDIT

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    I bought this Savage/Stevens model 325C last year for $100, I reblued the steel and added a nicely figured walnut stock

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