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    ZUG replied to the thread Hot Bluing.
    I can't answer this part of your question because I don't use lacquer or shellac on my parts -- "Thank you. Yes, rust bluing. Doesn't...
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    ZUG replied to the thread Hot Bluing.
    When I rust blue a barrel I will plug the bore at the muzzle and leave the breach plug in. The vent will be plugged or drilled at a...
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    ZUG replied to the thread An Everyday Tool..
    To the cowboy the revolver was a tool and as such he use it to perform many tasks at hand🤠
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    ZUG replied to the thread Cased Remington New Model Navy..
    Mighty fine looking case there Brian :thumb:. How about a little description on how you made it. It looks very well thought out.
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    Eras Gone Bullet Molds is the company - the molds are made for him by the Lee Mold Company. I have the three calibers - .31, .36, and...
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    Dixon's should be about 1 hour from Sussex county. I use to live in Mercer county and it was a 1.5 hour drive for me.
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    ZUG replied to the thread Barrels Silver Soldered or Brazed.
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    ZUG replied to the thread Barrels Silver Soldered or Brazed.
    The confusion on silver solder and silver braze continues :doh:-- here is a You-Tube video that describes the difference and how this...
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    ZUG replied to the thread Under lugs popped off.
    If you did sweating of copper pipe joints with tin/silver solder then it will be no different to sweat on the two tenons that came off...
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    ZUG replied to the thread Lock Down Leather Work.
    You did a very nice job --- The tooling and staining came out just great. It is hand stitched or machine? The stitch spacing is very...
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    ZUG replied to the thread Red residue at muzzle after shooting.
    I have had this happen to me on several occasions while shooting my .45 caliber cap lock with 60 gr of 3F Goex. The weather temps were...
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    ZUG replied to the thread Barrels Silver Soldered or Brazed.
    I worked as a mechanical engineer for a well known aerospace company for 44 years and we used that Hysol product a LOT. Mostly it use...
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    The first thing I would do is to soak that powder charge to prevent any accidental discharge - as you said - "I am extremely reluctant...
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    ZUG replied to the thread Ruger Old Army with Elk Stag Grips.
    Yup -- those grips sure do look good😉
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    ZUG replied to the thread Method to solder barrel rib.
    Yes -- that's why I noted Stay Brite because of it's properties. Silver braze is high temp stuff - above 1100 degrees and is not...
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