Cerakote provides excellent protection for firearms in harsh environmental conditions. We’ve been getting ours from Brownells and couldn’t be happier with the results.
Smaller parts, especially screws, are often hard to coat. A friend (a professionally trained painter) showed us a trick using thin cardboard that allows easy application on screws. No more crazy wire bending of alligator clips…
A word of caution, in some curing ovens, even though the temperature is fairly low, the heating elements can get quite hot, so keep the cardboard away from them.
Many custom rifles are offered with upgraded 8-40 scope base screws. These larger fasteners offer increased strength over the standard 6-48 screws found on most factory rifles. Reasons for upgrading to 8-40 screws include: preventing […]
Examine an older shotgun and you are bound to encounter a fixed choke. While less versatile then an interchangeable system, they worked well in their day. Before we get too far into the specifics of […]