Avatar
Please consider registering
Guest
Search
Forum Scope




Match



Forum Options



Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
Register Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_PrintTopic sp_TopicIcon
Welding a Broken Tang
sp_NewTopic Add Topic
Avatar
Great Basin
Member
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 389
Member Since:
November 27, 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
1
May 9, 2022 - 8:51 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

An early 1895 recently came into the shop with a broken upper tang.  I thought there might be an interest in seeing how that repair is made.  Mark

Avatar
Member
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 421
Member Since:
September 19, 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
2
May 10, 2022 - 1:20 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

Mark,  As always, I marvel at your hands!  Just love watching you work!  Tim

Avatar
Member
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 1298
Member Since:
June 4, 2017
sp_UserOnlineSmall Online
3
May 10, 2022 - 10:42 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

 Mark,

 You are a true gunsmith. Thanks for sharing. Tom

Avatar
Great Basin
Member
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 389
Member Since:
November 27, 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
4
May 10, 2022 - 11:35 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

Thanks Guys!  That’s certainly not my favorite repair.  It’s a lot of pressure knowing if I screw it up, I’ve ruined a receiver.  I was certainly relieved when it turned out OK.  Mark

Avatar
Northern edge of the D/FW Metromess
Member
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 3903
Member Since:
November 7, 2015
sp_UserOnlineSmall Online
5
May 11, 2022 - 2:01 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_EditHistory sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

Good job, glad it turned out well. I think we’ve all seen the brazed-up “horse wreck” repairs. I can only imagine the challenge “repairing” that ‘repair” presents. 

Congrats on the rain, couldn’t help but notice how happy that “background noise” made you. 

 

Mike

Life Member TSRA, Endowment Member NRA
BBHC Member, TGCA Member
Smokeless powder is a passing fad! -Steve Garbe
I hate rude behavior in a man. I won't tolerate it. -Woodrow F. Call, Lonesome Dove
Some of my favorite recipes start out with a handful of depleted counterbalance devices.-TXGunNut
Presbyopia be damned, I'm going to shoot this thing! -TXGunNut
Avatar
Member
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 1285
Member Since:
July 8, 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
6
May 11, 2022 - 9:31 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

Mark,

Very interesting to watch.  I can see how intricate and time consuming a repair like that is.  You are a true professional.

Al

Avatar
South Texas
Member
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 1183
Member Since:
March 20, 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
7
May 23, 2022 - 1:31 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

Great video Mark, keep them coming.  Always a joy to watch. 

DSC_0245-Copy-3.JPG

1892takedown @sbcglobal.net ......NRA Endowment Life Member.....WACA Member

"God is great.....beer is good.....and people are crazy"... Billy Currington

Avatar
Member
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 5
Member Since:
November 24, 2021
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
8
May 23, 2022 - 8:55 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

Beautiful work. Amazing job Mark!

12523

Forum Timezone: UTC 0
Most Users Ever Online: 628
Currently Online: jolly bill, win86guns, pdog72, JWA, tsillik, DEEREHART, TXGunNut, TR
Guest(s) 86
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Top Posters:
1873man: 5180
clarence: 4319
TXGunNut: 3900
Chuck: 3519
steve004: 3113
twobit: 2846
Maverick: 2017
JWA: 1828
Big Larry: 1765
Forum Stats:
Groups: 1
Forums: 16
Topics: 10420
Posts: 89827

 

Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 1432
Members: 11512
Moderators: 3
Admins: 3
Navigation