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Old 10-31-2008, 10:38 AM
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Silver Solder

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Originally Posted by NOOk22 View Post
If I could find a clamp on dovetail that would work better ...
I can get another one that slips over the BB Barrel,
but you still have to loc-tite it on there, and that seems chintzy to me.
A permanent solution would be to silver solder the dovetail block in-place.

Brazing / Silver Soldering
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Silver solder requires temperatures of 600 o C up to 800 o C,
or in some cases, even higher.

The two usual heat sources are propane and oxy-acetalene ....
Caution: The heat of the brazing/soldering process
will harm the finish of the rifle barrel.

And, it is reversible.
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