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Jeweled

Jeweled
« on: January 04, 2019, 11:15:12 AM »

Pretty sure most of you know what a jeweled bolt is. The one in the attachment was brush jeweled and has over 600 impressions. Typically the more impressions the prettier it is and the more work involved. I have all the stuff to make it as easy as possible but it's still a five to six hour job. I did this one yesterday.


Brush jeweling is not my favorite because it's messy and hard to see your progress. You just have to get into a rhythm and trust. Damascus is my preferred method but I dropped and broke my stone so I used the brush/lapping compound method.


What you may not know is that beyond being pretty, it's also functional. That's correct, there is actually a reason for engine turning a piece. It will cause the piece to hold a very thin layer of oil and prevent corrosion. Bet you didn't realize that.
« Last Edit: January 04, 2019, 11:17:43 AM by HighDesertHunter »
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Brn XBolt HC Speed 300 WSM
McMil G30 Dynasty 270 WSM
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Re: Jeweled
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2019, 11:40:28 AM »
 Interesting.Thanks.
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Re: Jeweled
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2019, 02:26:55 PM »
Love the jeweled look. Thanks.
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Re: Jeweled
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2019, 02:36:39 PM »
Love the jeweled look. Thanks.



Thank you.. I think it kicks the Vanguard up a notch where it ought to be.
Weatherby Rifles:
M5 USA .257
M5 USA 6.5-300
M5 USA 300
M5 German 300
M5 .308 TRR
VG .308
VG 270
Other:
Win M70 30-06
Brn XBolt HC Speed 300 WSM
McMil G30 Dynasty 270 WSM
Ber B-14 HMR 6.5 CM
Mar 1895 SBL 45-70
Win 94 pre 64 30-30
4 AR-15 Match 5.56
2 AR-15 Match Wylde .223
1 AR-10 Match .308

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Re: Jeweled
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2019, 02:40:06 PM »
looks really good and likely rewarding when finished
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Re: Jeweled
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2019, 02:47:53 PM »
looks really good and likely rewarding when finished

Thank you.
Weatherby Rifles:
M5 USA .257
M5 USA 6.5-300
M5 USA 300
M5 German 300
M5 .308 TRR
VG .308
VG 270
Other:
Win M70 30-06
Brn XBolt HC Speed 300 WSM
McMil G30 Dynasty 270 WSM
Ber B-14 HMR 6.5 CM
Mar 1895 SBL 45-70
Win 94 pre 64 30-30
4 AR-15 Match 5.56
2 AR-15 Match Wylde .223
1 AR-10 Match .308

Re: Jeweled
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2019, 02:50:36 PM »
Well done!

Re: Jeweled
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2019, 03:03:56 PM »
Weatherby Rifles:
M5 USA .257
M5 USA 6.5-300
M5 USA 300
M5 German 300
M5 .308 TRR
VG .308
VG 270
Other:
Win M70 30-06
Brn XBolt HC Speed 300 WSM
McMil G30 Dynasty 270 WSM
Ber B-14 HMR 6.5 CM
Mar 1895 SBL 45-70
Win 94 pre 64 30-30
4 AR-15 Match 5.56
2 AR-15 Match Wylde .223
1 AR-10 Match .308

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Re: Jeweled
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2019, 04:41:35 AM »
Also makes for a smoother glide while cycling the action.
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Re: Jeweled
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2019, 05:28:25 PM »
WOW, beautiful!  I don't know how I missed this one.