Monday, December 29, 2014

Updates / Year in Review

As I write this my blog is topping 100,000 visitors......now onto one million!

My 1st full year of blogging has come to a close, so I thought I would post a review of my year with links for those of you who may have missed some of my posts.

In January  we covered:
In February:
In March:
 In April:
In May:
In June:
In July:
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In September:
In October:
In November:
In December:



So what is next? We have a bunch of projects in the works for 2015 including:
  • Finishing the restoration of the Colt New Service
  • Removing the barrel from a revolver
  • Cleaning up a Marlin model 800 hunting rifle
  • More Ruger Vaquero mods
  • Another round of experimenting with Rust Bluing
  • Bringing a Colt Trooper back to life (after a house fire)
  • Restoring a Ruger old model 357 Blackhawk
  • A Remington model 1903-A3 restoration
  • Refinishing a stock for a Marlin model 81DL
  • bluing on top of existing blue
  • Another Affordable Shotgun Project
  • Experimenting with stock checkering
  • repairing a timing issue
  • Restoration of a Stevens/Springfield model 83 .22 rifle
  • Some Cheap/improvised gun mods
  • Camo painting 101
  • Smoothing the grip frame of a Walther PPK/S
  • Restoring a Browning BAR Hi-Power Rifle
  • Refinishing a Ruger Single Six
  • A Savage model 93 rifle build
  • We'll review several cheap gun fixes & upgrades