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    This old trigger plate is surprisingly hard. I...

    This old trigger plate is surprisingly hard. I would guess 55 to 60 Rockwell. The center drill made a few tiny chips, but the point went away almost as quickly as the material did. I finished the...
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    Hey all Finally got my rotary bolt completed for...

    Hey all
    Finally got my rotary bolt completed for the LC Smith project and now ready to proceed with getting my trigger plate TIG welding. I have the hole drilled out, plug made and pressed and...
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    Good point I think. Not much room for threads in...

    Good point I think. Not much room for threads in there anyway. i will drill the hole out to clean all around, give it a light weld chamfer, and press in an A36 plug. This section of the part drops...
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    Okay, I am on it. I'm gonna make up a screw from...

    Okay, I am on it. I'm gonna make up a screw from A36 mild, clean, drill and tap the spot, leave some screw sticking out, and have the kid TIG it. Thanx for the input, always better to ask the...
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    I like this idea. I have both tap and die in...

    I like this idea. I have both tap and die in #4-40. Would this also work with A36 hot rolled? I have access to all manner of shapes and sizes in this material.
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    Thank you trevj for your input. I have noticed...

    Thank you trevj for your input. I have noticed that while Brownells touts their 3 1/2 Nickle rod as being very friendly to blue, they do not to seem to say much about case-coloring it. I think your...
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    Thanks Illinoyance I was aware of this rod from...

    Thanks Illinoyance
    I was aware of this rod from Brownell's but thought it was an Oxy\Acc product. I guess filler should be filler though. I have my license on file with them from many moons ago, I...
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    Help Choosing TIG filler

    Hey all
    I am coming up on installing this trigger plate in my LC Smith Featherweight project. As you can see it has had it's side drilled a bit in a past life. The kid at work will TIG it, he is...
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