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  1. Wizard1962

    CLOSED Checkering tools

    What lines per inch are you looking for ?
  2. Wizard1962

    SOLD FS Primitive Hand Forged Bone Handle Knife

    My second knife from Bozomiller. Great guy to deal with and his knives are top notch!
  3. Wizard1962

    Strange issue cleaning .50 cal

    Thanks for all of the great advice and wisdom everyone. I did pick up a good brass range rod, and will be smarter and bore brushes and cleaning from this point on.
  4. Wizard1962

    SOLD Pietta 1851 Spare 44 cal Cylinder (Reduced)

    Howdy, would this need to be fitted, or basically drop in ? Would you sell just the cylinder? Thanks Bill
  5. Wizard1962

    Silver wire inlay

    Great big "THANK YOU" to everyone for the great advice, information and wisdom. I am getting ready to start my next silver wire inlays, will post some pics.
  6. Wizard1962

    Silver wire inlay

    Thanks for the information, I will definitely check them out.
  7. Wizard1962

    Silver wire inlay

    Thank you very much for the post and pic. That looks great ! What thickness do you like using on the silver ?
  8. Wizard1962

    Silver wire inlay

    Here is the set I made. They are shorter shafts, but to me they are more comfortable and easy to control.
  9. Wizard1962

    Silver wire inlay

    Very easy to make the tools required with exacto blades and handles. YouTube has some good tutorials on how to make them.
  10. Wizard1962

    Silver wire inlay

    Howdy. I picked it up at ... https://www.muzzleloaderbuilderssupply.com/ 25270 - .010 x 36” Fine silver flat wire inlay .010 fine silver wire for inlay, dead soft. The height of the wire averages .050 to .055 and comes in 36" lengths. I made my own tools to inlay the silver wire. I'll post a...
  11. Wizard1962

    Silver wire inlay

    Thanks Dave
  12. Wizard1962

    Silver wire inlay

    Howdy, Going to be adding some silver wire inlay to a stock I'm refinishing. It's a light wood so will be staining darker. I am guessing that it's best to get all the wire inlay done before you stain. But will that discolor the silver ? Thanks in advance Bill
  13. Wizard1962

    Aging fake ivory grips ??

    I think I am going to do the same thing. Thanks
  14. Wizard1962

    Aging fake ivory grips ??

    Howdy DoubleDeuce. No I havent thought about that. Might have to look and see if anyone offers them. Thanks !!
  15. Wizard1962

    Aging fake ivory grips ??

    Yes, you are correct Eutycus, but he was talking about sunlight from playing outside as a kid. I took oldbear63 post as asking about using sunlamps or artificial UV light, which might work faster than natural sunlight. But I could be wrong.
  16. Wizard1962

    Aging fake ivory grips ??

    I had not considered UV light. But that might be an option. Thank you
  17. Wizard1962

    Aging fake ivory grips ??

    Thanks ! Nice looking grips. Think I'll take a look.
  18. Wizard1962

    Aging fake ivory grips ??

    PVC will become soft around 170 – 220 degrees Fahrenheit.
  19. Wizard1962

    Aging fake ivory grips ??

    Thinking about these, without the medallion What do y,all think ? Or would plain look better on the nickel engraved 1851 ? Thanks Bill...
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