36129Re: [MILL_DRILL] how is that done question [1 Attachment] ALSO a couple noted on replica firearms.
- Jul 24, 2014On 07/24/2014 08:19 PM, 'Terry Coombs' snagone@... [MILL_DRILL]
> I'm not sure who manufactured mine , but it came as a kit - sand cast
> exterior , unfinished wood parts , completely disassembled - all machine
> work was done and the barrel was in the frame though . After I bought my .36
> kit , Dad liked it so much he got the .44 kit <I have that one too now> .
> We chose different finishes , he went with blue and I had a friend who
> worked at Browning Arms' plant in SLC . Mine's brown , along with the ML
> rifle <CVA , also from a kit> .
> I also had a problem with my hammer mushrooming , but it was from dry
> firing w/out a cap . Learned real quick not to do that . Did you also
> re-heat-treat the sear area when you case hardened your hammer face ?
It's been quite a few years since I did this, and I don't specifically
recall. It seems unlikely I would have left any of the acting surfaces
in a soft condition though. Harden and stone would be more likely than
leaving as is.
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