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does anyone know the process for case hardened blue.. that brown and blue look together.. are there kits for doing this.. someone told me you
have leave it in a charcoal bath overnight and then dip in Oil?????
I love to try new things specially if I can do it myself
 

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dont they heat them with bones? might be talking a load of codswollop...... :D as usual
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I believe they cover the parts in charcoal & bone or maybe charcoal made from bones & then put it in a furnace at just the right temp for the right amount of time & maybe qhench it in oil when done. Its not something you can do at home I dont think. I wouldn't anyway.
That said there might be a do it yourself chemical case color out there but it wont be the same.
This is my 336 done the right way.
 

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ezirider47 said:
does anyone know the process for case hardened blue.. that brown and blue look together.. are there kits for doing this.. someone told me you
have leave it in a charcoal bath overnight and then dip in Oil?????
I love to try new things specially if I can do it myself
Unfortunately, color case hardening isn't something that lends itself to the home hobbiest.......Here's some info....

http://turnbullrestoration.com/restorations.htm

http://www.anvilfire.com/FAQs/case_hardening.htm

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that anvil site is a mine of info thanx shum8

nice finish leverdude as an aside whats the maker of the gun vice its in

regards viv
 

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Thanks Greenshoots, thats a Cabelas product but I dont know who makes it for them. It does what its made for well, I like it. :wink:
 
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