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by WolframMalukker
Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: Best choice of steel for color case hardening?
Replies: 9
Views: 6455

Re: Best choice of steel for color case hardening?

Unfortunately, without knowing the alloy you can not be assured of any colors. One part may work, the next may be flat grey, the third might come out with a huge splotch of blue and a single gold speck. It will be almost impossible to nail down any kind of hardness as well. The colors are due to the...
by WolframMalukker
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: All Things CAD and CAM
Topic: Need 2 Solidworks files converted
Replies: 3
Views: 3054

Re: Need 2 Solidworks files converted

Will E-drawings handle that or will it no longer print files?
by WolframMalukker
Sun Dec 16, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Mystery Knob on Logan Lathe tailstock
Replies: 11
Views: 4295

Re: Mystery Knob on Logan Lathe tailstock

I use a product called CenterSaver-works way better than anything else i've ever found and doesn't have the lead in it.
by WolframMalukker
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: Best choice of steel for color case hardening?
Replies: 9
Views: 6455

Re: Best choice of steel for color case hardening?

What type of steel colors best is irrelevant. What kind of steel you use, should be based on what kind of stresses it will be required to endure. The heat treatment HAS to be based on what you require it to do after final hardening and tempering. Color case hardening is done the same as any other ol...
by WolframMalukker
Sun Dec 16, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: Rifle kit
Replies: 6
Views: 6037

Re: Rifle kit

You can offer your kit in the US, but BEFORE you sell one, you need to get an ATF letter stating what they consider to be "80%". Happycamper's explaination seems backwards to me-I am inclined to think that your "kit" may NOT have the barrel hole finished, and may NOT have any of the fire control gro...