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      ZUG replied to the thread Traditions Trapper Issue.
      First measure your cast balls they MIGHT be oversized then adjust patch thickness to match. :thumb: :ThankYou:
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      ZUG replied to the thread Stain to “yellow” hickory ramrod.
      Hickory is very difficult to stain. Most of the stain will be wiped off during handling. You can try to flame the hickory then apply the...
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      ZUG replied to the thread Inlay black.
      Anything that will transfer a mark will work - for me I use one of those $8 - $10 cheap small hurricane lamps without the glass chimney...
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      ZUG replied to the thread Still working on chisels.
      I strop my chisels and knives on a piece of 3/4" X 3" X 12" MDF that I glue some 9-10 oz leather to both sides of the MDF. I then rub on...
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      ZUG replied to the thread Wedge stuck on an 1851 Navy.
      Small round brass punches will only distort with your wedge being stuck fast. Either make a rectangular brass drift that will fit INTO...
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      ZUG reacted to Johnny Tremain's post in the thread Wedge stuck on an 1851 Navy with Like Like.
      Mine had the same problem, thats why it was given to me. I removed the wedge with a drift, then sanded the forward edge of the wedge...
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      ZUG reacted to 45D's post in the thread Wedge stuck on an 1851 Navy with Like Like.
      A hard plastic-face hammer (a machinest's hammer) is an excellent "wedge popper"!! It won't hurt the metal or finish. Your wedge may be...
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      ZUG replied to the thread Tried Balistol / Water today.
      Just watch out for fires - I gave up using the dry patch method because I had an issue of starting fires on a few woodswalks in the past.
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      ZUG replied to the thread Minie ball tubes.
      I make them out of paper
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      ZUG replied to the thread Ticonderoga knife blank..
      Check that tang for hardness. If they harden the whole blade you will not be drilling holes in it unless you use a carbide drill bit (or...
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      ZUG replied to the thread Ticonderoga knife blank..
      I ran into my Ticonderoga knife blade like yours the other day and said to myself I really have to do something with it. I purchased...
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      ZUG replied to the thread Shadowbox.
      I made this shadowbox out of South American mahogany for an item I found on Devils Island
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      ZUG replied to the thread Shadowbox.
      I have purchased some walnut boxes from this place <Custom and standard wood display cases> and found them to be fair in price and quality
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      ZUG replied to the thread Do I have what it takes?.
      That's a nice little revolver Gatorade96 :thumb: :cool:. As others have already said you will NEED a GOOD nipple wrench AND a GOOD set...
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      ZUG replied to the thread Longer Cleaning Rods - Options?.
      Very crafty Eric - what kind of glue do you use? How did you clamp the two sections together? The fit looks perfect :thumb: :cool:
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