While you can easily leave an empty dovetail notch alone or buy a pre-made insert, dovetail notches can be permanently filled to provide a high quality look to your build. It should be noted that the rifle is unloaded and the soldering is completed outside using all appropriate safety precautions. Since we will be applying Ceracoat to this rifle we decided to solder the blank in place, if you plan on bluing, remember that the silver will not blue and leave a fine silver line.
For this project we ordered the following items from Brownells:
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