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    01-18-2017, 02:04 AM
    Several days ago I tried to upload some images. All attempts failed. Very S L O W!!!! Harold
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    01-16-2017, 11:45 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Re-bluing in Gunsmithing
    Paul, Will this cause "frosting" of clean metal? Stated differently, if metal goes into the bath shiny, will it come out frosted? Harold
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    01-16-2017, 08:32 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread OT- Ham radio in General
    KD5DNA here. Got tec license while in service and stationed at Schweinfurt, Deutschland. Was active when I returned to CONUS. When leaving TX for...
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    01-16-2017, 05:23 AM
    Hi David. I knew you used to work there because I've talked to you countless times on the phone. I also enjoyed talking with Reid Coffield. Both you...
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    01-15-2017, 09:38 AM
    Hi Pete, Thanks for your post. I believe this is a water based product. I might attempt using small amounts of hot water until it becomes absorbed...
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    01-15-2017, 06:06 AM
    Good Morning Guys, Several years ago I bought a tube of Polish-O-Ray 240 grit. It comes sealed in plastic bags so I *save* the "double-bag-system"...
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    01-13-2017, 01:56 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Re-bluing in Gunsmithing
    Thanks Squier! Harold
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    01-12-2017, 01:32 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Re-bluing in Gunsmithing
    Good Morning Old Squier, Thank you for your reply and contributions to this thread. In your reply you said, "I did use Steel White and obtained...
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    01-11-2017, 05:07 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Re-bluing in Gunsmithing
    Good Morning RWO, I too have kept HCL in my shop over the years and have never ...... yet ...... experienced a rusting issue re: equipment. I will...
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    01-11-2017, 01:06 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Re-bluing in Gunsmithing
    Good Morning JC, Thanks for replying. Around 30 years ago, I had a rather large (best described as comprehensive) bluing setup. It was a pain in...
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    01-11-2017, 03:02 AM
    hwingo started a thread Re-bluing in Gunsmithing
    I have an old gun and all bluing is gone. All I want to do is remove old oil and grease, remove all rust via chemical means, remove any traces of...
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    01-10-2017, 05:29 PM
    I see what you are saying. I have both; S&W 32 (which are rimmed cases) and another that's a bit longer (which fits the chamber) and it looks like a...
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    01-09-2017, 09:16 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Dies for threading OD stock in General
    Thanks BC Rider. I will check that at first light. It's 4:15 AM here in Alaska and won't get light until around 10:00 AM. I appreciate the info you...
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    01-09-2017, 09:11 AM
    Thanks, JC Hannum. Your post came in as I was writing. I will give that number a call. I looked at Numerich site and they were out of screws and...
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    01-09-2017, 09:06 AM
    I spent the night figuring on things and looking at various specs re: metric and NF/NC sizes. The 4-40 came close so I gave that a try. It works but...
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    01-09-2017, 04:11 AM
    That is interesting since the first version was made in 1910 and the second version in 1920-22. Good point! So what was being used? Harold
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    01-09-2017, 12:43 AM
    You probably missed reading the dia in the original post. The threaded area of the screw measures 0.095" dia. The dia of the unthreaded area of the...
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    01-08-2017, 11:31 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Dies for threading OD stock in General
    Hi BC Rider, I don't use MSC website. I use their "hard copy" catalog. When I need something I call them. I loathe hunting for things on line. I...
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    01-08-2017, 10:55 PM
    Good Evening Guys, Need help with identifying screw size..... pitch/TPI. I have what I believe to be a 1910 Browning (made in Belgium), 32 Cal...
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    01-08-2017, 10:05 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Dies for threading OD stock in General
    Hi Guys, It looks as if there are *some* (not all) conflicting replies however it does appear that it's practically unanimous that two different...
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    01-08-2017, 05:22 AM
    Perhaps a strange question, but...... I was purchasing a die to thread a piece that I had turned. Didn't want to spend the time chasing a thread on...
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    12-28-2016, 11:53 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Swarf Art in General
    Thanks Mcgyver. In this particular case I used a large FROSTED sheet of mylar which was back lighted with a strobe and I used two soft lights...
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    12-27-2016, 01:12 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Swarf Art in General
    From my perspective, the answer is a resounding NO. The only way to make money is for a company to hire you to capture images of their products .......
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    12-27-2016, 11:21 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Swarf Art in General
    Here's one I photographed several years ago. Harold
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    12-18-2016, 08:10 AM
    Good Evening Mr. Carm, I understand what you are saying and, in general, I agree with you. That being said, if time is of no concern nor...
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    11-12-2016, 12:34 AM
    Good point Dan. Thanks!! The horizontal part is fully supported by a steel table. I will try to clamp the part so it's dangling over the edge of the...
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    11-11-2016, 11:59 PM
    Hello, I had considered that. Having little pre-heating experience and no formal training, I really didn't know how I would know if I had pre-heated...
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    11-11-2016, 11:51 PM
    Thanks Keith. I didn't know that He, at hight percentage, can cause arc instability. That's good to know! On a different note, the two pieces are...
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    11-11-2016, 10:47 PM
    Hey Guys, I am using a Miller Dynasty 200 DX and 100% Ar gas to TIG weld an *inside T-Joint*. The metal is 1/4" thick 6061 aluminum. I'm...
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    10-29-2016, 05:52 PM
    Well, it somewhat has an AR-15 design but it's a 375 CheyTac ...... Harold
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