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Re: reblueing a trapdoor barrel
Posted by Dick Hosmer on Wednesday, 18 July 2012, at 5:14 p.m., in response to Re: reblueing a trapdoor barrel, posted by Steve robinson on Wednesday, 18 July 2012, at 8:16 a.m.
The bright finish (on most of the metal - there was some case-hardening, of both types) stopped with the .50-70 Model of 1870. The 1873, and all subsequent models were originally blued (then called browning).
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