Rust Bluing and stock finishing

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Re: Rust Bluing and stock finishing

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Nice "refurb"

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Re: Rust Bluing and stock finishing

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Alright I will swallow my pride and show you guys the front band fitment
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about as good as Kirk Stokes around the band, but much better around the barrel, all in all I think I am ok with it

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Re: Rust Bluing and stock finishing

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Wow--excellent, very helpful thread, and pictures! (Daunting, but very informative!)

Zac952
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Re: Rust Bluing and stock finishing

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Thanks! Not specific to Krags but this rust blue method also works very well on scrubbed crests on mausers, blends much better than cold blue which is off color.

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Re: Rust Bluing and stock finishing

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very nice!!!!!!!

its much better than oxpho blue.
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Re: Rust Bluing and stock finishing

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Mark Novak of "Anvil" has some video's (Utube)on his website using easily obtained tools to accomplish this procedure?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4QOcRTZv2Q
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