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    Nice work Jerry, but I'm assuming you Cerakoted...

    Nice work Jerry, but I'm assuming you Cerakoted only around the touch hole as it is a fairly thick coating, unless you engraved through the Cerakote for the game scene and gold inlay.

    Bill
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    Semper Fi Gunny! I got to Sgt and got out in...

    Semper Fi Gunny! I got to Sgt and got out in 1971, served from '65-'71. I would highly suggest you seriously consider taking a class for engraving before deciding if it is really what you want to do....
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    Question: I have engraved several Colt Mustangs over the...

    I have engraved several Colt Mustangs over the years and have not had any problems with them.

    Bill
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    Once you purchase engraving books, it becomes...

    Once you purchase engraving books, it becomes obsessive! I started with Meek's Art of Engraving "way back when" and have continued buying every engraving book I could find. I now have a fairly...
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    Now yer gitt'n down to my vocabulary!

    Now yer gitt'n down to my vocabulary!
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    I bought the engraving set-up from Brownell's in...

    I bought the engraving set-up from Brownell's in the late '70's which was H&C and used it with the bowling ball vice I made. The wife got really tired of hearing tic-tic-tic every night after work....
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    On interviews like this one (impromptu) you...

    On interviews like this one (impromptu) you really have no idea how it will come across, be it somewhat intelligent or a complete disaster! I finally got to hear myself the other day and it wasn't...
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    Looks like there could be a market for those with...

    Looks like there could be a market for those with the qsl card, a great "certificate" that could be framed and placed in the radio room, if there's any space for it.
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    Nah, no MR here! Just a country boy that was...

    Nah, no MR here! Just a country boy that was found by someone, which I certainly appreciate. Many years ago, while I was the president of Sunshine State Vans, Ltd, I was on the radio for almost an...
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    It'a radio, I'll be in my PJ's.

    It'a radio, I'll be in my PJ's.
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    Glad to see you're up and running Dean. We're in...

    Glad to see you're up and running Dean. We're in Blowing Rock this week and maybe we can get together sometime next month; we can cross the mountain then!

    Bill
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    engraving interview

    I will be interviewed on live internet radio Monday, March 5, 2018 at 09:05 on the links below, about engraving and my business. I was contacted by them because there was an interest in engraving...
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    You are VERY correct Rex. Sitting next to him as...

    You are VERY correct Rex. Sitting next to him as you taught and he worked was an amazing experience. I was inspired by your excellent teaching and extraordinary patience and awed by how fast Brian...
  15. Critique Request: I spent some time in Ukraine, about 40 miles from...

    I spent some time in Ukraine, about 40 miles from Chernobyl, in a village built to house those displaced by the meltdown, and the surrounding area is still bare and almost nonproductive. Great people...
  16. [QUOTE=Roger Bleile;215812]Thanks to Scott for...

    [QUOTE=Roger Bleile;215812]Thanks to Scott for reviewing my first book. I wish I had a case of them to sell but, alas, they have been out of print for over 30 years. If you are interested in a copy,...
  17. Thread: Lauren Bacall

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    Looks like you're getting quite a portfolio for...

    Looks like you're getting quite a portfolio for the "Museum of Engraving Arts."

    Bill
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    Great job Scott. We'll certainly miss Archie, one...

    Great job Scott. We'll certainly miss Archie, one of the funniest and personable individuals you ever met.

    Bill
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    I didn't go that route, but I did adapt my...

    I didn't go that route, but I did adapt my airbrush compressor to my air tank and it will reach 90 psi in the tank. Works okay, but the time spent fiddling with it, chasing down parts not on hand and...
  20. Thread: Early work

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    had to go back and forth a few times but finally...

    had to go back and forth a few times but finally noticed the scrolls were reversed.

    Bill
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