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    Dave, I offered them 500 for the Meji and they...

    Dave, I offered them 500 for the Meji and they took it very fast. I should have went lower but still think it was a good deal. I did what Marcus did used the heavy cast iron base that came with the...
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    Dave, I want to thank you for your post. I have a...

    Dave, I want to thank you for your post. I have a AM scope that I bought several years ago it worked and I must have got lucky and got 1 that was clear. After reading the responses to your post I...
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    Question: I have engraved several Ken Onion Kershaw knives...

    I have engraved several Ken Onion Kershaw knives they cut nice after you sand off the coating on the scales.
    Leland
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    Jeremy, being someone who does repair and...

    Jeremy, being someone who does repair and restoration work on original muzzle loading rifles and shotguns I am very jealous of your find. The locks will will be a very good practice for polishing,...
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    Thanks Roger did not know that existed.

    Thanks Roger did not know that existed.
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    Thanks all who responded. I was not as far off as...

    Thanks all who responded. I was not as far off as I thought, am going to try the balloon see if that helps. Sorry for the initial confusion.
    Thanks again everyone, Leland
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    Should have mentioned they are Colt SAA that...

    Should have mentioned they are Colt SAA that might help understand what I mean. Just looked up nomenclature of revolvers and found no reference name for that part of the frame but if it helps the...
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    Dave, if that's what it's called then yes.

    Dave, if that's what it's called then yes.
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    Brian, I am an uneducated country boy that's what...

    Brian, I am an uneducated country boy that's what I call the frame behind the cylinder. I guess I don't know what the technical name is but it is spherical and very hard to lift a transfer from.
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    Transfer on revolver ball

    What is the best way to transfer from the ball on revolvers. I have 3 pairs of revolvers in a row each pair will be engraved alike. I just finished 1 pair and there has to be a better way. I tried...
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    Critique Request: The thing that jumps out at me is your bevel cuts...

    The thing that jumps out at me is your bevel cuts you got one on the lower left leaf that looks good The igraver tutorial covers bevel cuts and how much depth that simple cut can make.
    Leland
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    Question: J.T. in that humidity Laurel mountain forge will...

    J.T. in that humidity Laurel mountain forge will work very well it will be easy to match the patina. I have not tried the Mark Lee express brown but I use the Mark Lee express blue and it works...
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    Question: J.T. laurel mountain forge makes a barrel brown...

    J.T. laurel mountain forge makes a barrel brown solution that works very well. In Durango you probably need some sort of damp box to raise the humidity to make it work. Birchwood Casey makes plum...
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    Don, your right it is a PITA but it's part of the...

    Don, your right it is a PITA but it's part of the deal. Keep going I don't see any bad file gouges so your doing good. When you start on a gun you will find out they are not flat either so this will...
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    Don, if you know how to use a file correctly it...

    Don, if you know how to use a file correctly it won't take long, if you don't have good skills with a file do yourself a favor and practice elsewhere.
    Leland
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    Beautiful, I was so caught up in the engraving...

    Beautiful, I was so caught up in the engraving didn't notice it wasn't a 99.
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    I just spent the last 3 days cleaning my shop...

    I just spent the last 3 days cleaning my shop what a waste of time, as messy as it was I should been smarter.
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    Thank you Roger, That is the best photos I have...

    Thank you Roger, That is the best photos I have seen. The Gene Autry museum has one of the pair the other one is unaccounted for at least that is what I read it was on the internet it has to be...
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    Thanks, tdelewis and diandwill I have looked at...

    Thanks, tdelewis and diandwill I have looked at then Italian copies just don't know how accurate they are, and the photo I am talking about is in the Wilson books the gun is photographed with cards...
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    I look forward to the article in The Engraver....

    I look forward to the article in The Engraver. Now I am curious about what else I can find. The peace medal on Lewis is all I've found so far but it sure is fun to look at.
    Leland
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