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    I've removed the barrel from every revolver I...

    I've removed the barrel from every revolver I have engraved for the past 20 years or so - Single Actions, Vaqueros, Pythons, etc. I wont engrave a revolver without removing the barrel first.
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    Although the locking collar does not move, it...

    Although the locking collar does not move, it does provide a nice little steady rest for your fingers. I use a "pinch" hold for bulino and fine line handpieces so I locate on the collar with my...
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    This is mine - I replaced the hex set screw with...

    This is mine - I replaced the hex set screw with the nylon screw years ago....that makes it quick and easy to replace the graver. Bob Swartley taught a fine line engraving class at Trinidad State...
  4. It was fun to research the California Gold Rush...

    It was fun to research the California Gold Rush for this project - lot's of good information and graphic material on the web.
  5. Yes I do Rex - these small pieces and all that...

    Yes I do Rex - these small pieces and all that flatness is really different!
  6. The Forty Niners and the California Gold Rush

    I just finished this William Henry folder this afternoon - my shop photo is of the two scales prior to returning to William Henry Co. for final assembly.
    In 1848 the first gold nuggets were found in...
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    I agree with Sam, this is something that...

    I agree with Sam, this is something that represents a departure from known standards; the leading edge of something very new and exciting in the world of engraving. Thanks Alain, for providing this...
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    Sam, you put the hair on the bottom? That's OK,...

    Sam, you put the hair on the bottom? That's OK, you also improved on real life.
  9. FOR SALE: Oran, the GraverMach AT is still available.

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    I agree Roger, this is not the typical quality of...

    I agree Roger, this is not the typical quality of work you should expect to see from Helfricht or Ulrich. The style and formation of scrolls and others detail matches the period and style of work,...
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    Crazy Horse Revisited

    I had several requests to see additional photos of Crazy Horse soon after I first posted the Thread a couple of weeks ago.

    Photographer Ken Van Dyne (www.jumpyankeestudio.com) has been working on...
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    SOLD: Phil I have a set of EasyGraver Sharpening...

  13. Thread: Work Holding

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    I agree Andrew - I experimented with it out of...

    I agree Andrew - I experimented with it out of curiosity, but the very idea of locking some water between the Jett and a finely polished metal surface gave me the jitters - just too much possibility...
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    I get mine at the local Lowes Home Store - it's...

    I get mine at the local Lowes Home Store - it's blue carpet tape, and the brand name on the inside of the roll is Shuretape - comes in 1-1/2" and 2" wide rolls.
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    I use carpet tape for holding a variety of flat...

    I use carpet tape for holding a variety of flat objects - it holds very tightly, and you need to be aware that you will have to pry it off. If you are holding something flexible be careful about...
  16. FOR SALE: I don't have a problem shipping to Canada - last...

  17. FOR SALE: TW White Power Hone For Sale

  18. Thread: Work Holding

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    I agree, gluing or fastening the peg on the...

    I agree, gluing or fastening the peg on the bottom is another good way to do that. AND...the overriding reason for that added peg/piece/flat extension at the bottom is so that you don't have to work...
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    No, but it looks useful - may a similar...

    No, but it looks useful - may a similar composition/counterpart to Thermo Lock?

    I especially like "Props and Costumes" teeth - maybe use them while I teach engraving?
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    I agree, Jura is a refined Master of the Art of...

    I agree, Jura is a refined Master of the Art of Stone setting - and a gentleman at that. Fortunately for all of us Jura does not produce knockoff Chinese equipment.........
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