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Forum: Local Matches / Ranges / Clubs / Gun Shows 08-09-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By SGW Gunsmith
If you are anywhere nearby.............

Stop in on August 20th to the annual Family Range Day

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Forum: Open Rimfire 08-09-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
An Open Invite

To ALL RFC members, Sophia included, to come and enjoy a full day at the Indianhead Rifle and Pistol Club, in Trego, WI, on August 20th to our annual "Family Range Day"

This event will provide...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 08-09-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
GREAT job! Hard to believe it's the same rifle....

GREAT job! Hard to believe it's the same rifle. You did a fine job getting rid of those pits in the receiver and the barrel. I know how time consuming that can be when done right. :bthumb:
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-09-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,976
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
I was told that they taste like "Eagle"....

I was told that they taste like "Eagle". :confused:
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-09-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,976
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
Here, in Wisconsin, a feral cat is a "free...

Here, in Wisconsin, a feral cat is a "free roaming" entity, in other words, a legal target. Leash laws here are not only for dogs, but cats also. The fine for a free running dog is around $165.00....
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-09-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
Please pass the salt shaker. :D

Please pass the salt shaker. :D
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 08-08-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
The hydrogen peroxide is same as sold in grocery...

The hydrogen peroxide is same as sold in grocery stores and pharmacies, around 3%. Plain old white vinegar, same as used in salad dressing.

This solution has been used for years by some black...
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 08-07-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
50% hydrogen peroxide and 50 % vinegar

50% hydrogen peroxide and 50 % vinegar
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 08-07-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
My muzzle brakes are all aluminum. The spacers &...

My muzzle brakes are all aluminum. The spacers & baffles in my suppressor are aluminum. I soak those parts in the 50/50 solution for 15 minute intervals until they are clean once again.

When using...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-06-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,503
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
Yah, I've seen and read about .22 rimfire...

Yah, I've seen and read about .22 rimfire reloading kits. That would be like reloading .25 ACP rounds, and my fingers ain't built for that sort of tedious nonsense.
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 08-06-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
I read ya! There are some instances when I just...

I read ya! There are some instances when I just want to give a specific area a matte finish, say along the top of a slide. So, I'll tape off what I want shiny and then matte the target area.
...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 08-05-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
That's pretty much what I shoot for. For my...

That's pretty much what I shoot for. For my process it doesn't matter whether the "swirls" are or a bit smaller in diameter, the swirls over-lap the center of the swirls previously done. Then the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-05-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,503
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
Thanks for your efforts! It's always interesting...

Thanks for your efforts! It's always interesting to read about .22 rimfire ammunition, at least for those of us truly interested in these sort of things. I do agree though, that it's what the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-03-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
Back during WW2, they used Longs on the Germans,...

Back during WW2, they used Longs on the Germans, and Shorts on the Japanese......IIRC. :o
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 08-02-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
Thanks for the helpful info. :bthumb:

Thanks for the helpful info. :bthumb:
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 08-02-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,991
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
For what it's worth, several years ago I bought...

For what it's worth, several years ago I bought an old Colt Police Positive revolver in .22 caliber at a garage sale for $65.00. The barrel had three bullets, one behind the other, mid length in the...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-31-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
Or, one might need to WASH his mustache. :yikes:

Or, one might need to WASH his mustache. :yikes:
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 07-31-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
Soda Blasting?

I currently have a media blasting cabinet, but it's really a pain when changing media grit for various purposes. This outfit is not an "every-day" use system, so having a couple cabinets with...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 07-30-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,018
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
I use another brand solution, but the...

I use another brand solution, but the instructions are pretty much the same. It's very hard not to over-lap the strokes, somewhat, and I've never seen any penalty for over-lapping a little bit.
I...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 07-30-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
You don't mention what the caliber involved with...

You don't mention what the caliber involved with your project is. Are we to assume you might be doing something with a .22 rimfire caliber barrel & receiver? If so, there's not a whole lot of torque...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 07-29-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
I'd find it's more helpful to know what the...

I'd find it's more helpful to know what the "MAJOR" diameter of the finished threads needs to be. 60 SAE threads are pretty much the norm in these United States, so that's a given. The suppressor...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 07-29-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
I don't think it's a stupid question at all, and...

I don't think it's a stupid question at all, and it sure is something I've wondered as to why also.
There does seem to be quite a bit of "bluff & bluster" involved with the magical 11 muzzle...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 07-29-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,152
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
Yes, I do. Due to the bottle-neck shape of that...

Yes, I do. Due to the bottle-neck shape of that wildcat cartridge, there was a bit of setback as the case slid backward and hit the recoil shield upon firing, but it was quite a "power-house"...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 07-27-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
Something to consider. A drill press is for...

Something to consider. A drill press is for drilling with all the cutting pressure going downward. The shank on the drill chuck is a Morse taper that's held pretty well in the drill press' inside...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 07-22-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By SGW Gunsmith
Engine turning, damascening or jeweling alone, is...

Engine turning, damascening or jeweling alone, is not meant to prevent rusting. The purpose for that process is to hold oil, or rust preventative, so oxidation does not occur.
I learned that...
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