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    https://rifleshooter.com/2018/03/do-rifle-crowns-matter-does-a-crown-effect-accuracy/
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    LRB replied to the thread Rehardening my frizzen.
    FlinterNick said: "There’s more than one way to harden a frizzen, I generally just hit with a propane torch and dip it in Track’s...
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    LRB replied to the thread Rehardening my frizzen.
    Check and see how a file cuts the face. If truly as hard as it should be, a file should just barely scratch it, if not at all. If the...
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    LRB reacted to rich pierce's post in the thread Rehardening my frizzen with Like Like.
    Why are you concerned with an original gun’s sparking? If original and not converted from percussion we can assume the frizzen is hard...
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    LRB reacted to Eterry's post in the thread Kerrville Area with Like Like.
    Uuummmmm, I did.... it says Florida. But... any Texan worth his Larry Mahan's knows Kerrville is in Kerr county, listed as one of the...
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    Some of the faux birch bark jobs look really good. If you have the skills and the time, I say go for it!
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    LRB replied to the thread Sliding patch box latch.
    For the short amount of needed travel in wood PB lid springs, heat treating is an absolute waste of energy and time. There is plenty...
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    LRB replied to the thread TOTW Tomahawks.
    4140 steel is a chrome molybdenum steel widely used in modern cartridge rifle barrels. Although there are better steels for axes, it...
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    LRB reacted to Stophel's post in the thread Abby Normal Trigger? with Like Like.
    First of all, for the benefit of all readers, THE HALF COCK IS NOT A SAFETY. If you go cranking on the trigger with the lock in half...
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    LRB replied to the thread wooden patchbox spring.
    I don't know about originals, but I have seen a few modern builds done that way. No one can tell from the outside.
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    LRB replied to the thread wooden patchbox spring.
    I have always made my latch springs in two pieces, silver brazed with silvaloy 355. May not be the original method, but I get it the way...
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    LRB reacted to dave_person's post in the thread wooden patchbox spring with Like Like.
    Hi, I can't tell from your photos but do have the brass end cap installed on the lid? Don't do any fitting of the latch until you do. dave
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    LRB reacted to rchas's post in the thread wooden patchbox spring with Like Like.
    You can heat and forge the button as previous posters have mentioned; Or inlet the spring into the cover at an angle matching the...
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    LRB replied to the thread wooden patchbox spring.
    His thumb piece is not angled to match the lid.
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    When you think you're all finished heat treating your frizzen/hammer/steel there is one more item to consider. The neck down to that...
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