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by fastfire
Fri Jan 02, 2015 12:49 am
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Brass wet tumble results
Replies: 1
Views: 1095

Re: Brass wet tumble results

I use the same SS media and Lemi Shine but use a modified cement mixer with a plastic drum. I have found that if you use more SS media then recommended the brass takes less time and gets polished and cleaned better. I use 35 lbs SS media in the cement mixer and can clean a 5 gallon bucket of brass i...
by fastfire
Mon Dec 15, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: AOW
Replies: 34
Views: 3872

Re: AOW

Has the cane begun it's life yet? Looking forward to this.
by fastfire
Sun Dec 14, 2014 5:30 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: K buffer vs REGULAR freeze plug (.22lr)
Replies: 10
Views: 2949

Re: K buffer vs REGULAR freeze plug (.22lr)

Can you please give a few common examples of each?



Please do, Been reading here for several months and get small tidbits of what works and doesn't.
by fastfire
Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: gunrange issue
Replies: 69
Views: 2273

Re: gunrange issue

I have 2 suppressors and was told by a friend thas has many NFA items that he downsizes his paperwork to 3"x4" has it lamanated and that's ok.
Or does one need to keep a full sized copy :?:
by fastfire
Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: rust
Replies: 25
Views: 2124

Re: rust

so I used my sealed 30 cal can on my SKS and used cheap surplus ammo. It was fun. I fired around 300 shots. I put the can in the safe and left it for around 4 months. I get it out today and its totally rusty on the inside. with out opening it up whats my options if any? I have it in a bucket of oil...
by fastfire
Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:52 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: rust
Replies: 25
Views: 2124

Re: rust

vz58 wrote:There is a rust converter type solution you use on old cars to turn the rust into a hard black coating.... It might be the same stuff you are mentioning.
The stuff they use in body shops is called Rust Mort, stops rust and turns it black.
by fastfire
Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Just to be clear on the upcoming gun control debate.
Replies: 18
Views: 1327

Re: Just to be clear on the upcoming gun control debate.

http://www.standeyo.com/NEWS/12_Pics_of ... day.c.html


I have always thought this should be carried out here also.
The crazies will do what they do....we need to be prepared.
by fastfire
Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:23 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Do all Titanium rifle cans throw sparks?
Replies: 21
Views: 3132

Re: Do all Titanium rifle cans throw sparks?

I'm curious as to why titanium sparks and steel doesn't. It sparks because non-oxidized titanium ignites unbelievably easy. The sparks are chunks of the titanium that has come off the can and has ignited. Albeit they are super small particles. Titanium forms an oxide layer so incredibly fast the re...
by fastfire
Thu Dec 30, 2010 1:35 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: dipping aluminium suppressors ?
Replies: 37
Views: 3163

Re: dipping aluminium suppressors ?

I mix 50/50 hydrogen peroxide and vinegar. Use a water bottle just big enough to fit the can in, threads up. Then pour the mix in, let sit over night. You wont believe all the crud that comes out of it.(it will bubble a lot) Rinse with water and blow off with compressed air and your done. If you thi...
by fastfire
Thu Apr 08, 2010 8:04 pm
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: How do you clean your supressor?
Replies: 3
Views: 677

How do you clean your supressor?

I have a TS .22 suppressor and have been using 50% vinegar and 50% Hydrogen peroxide and soaking over nite with good results. Recently a gunsmith said to use Harbor Freight's Super Heavy Duty Degreaser 50% with water in a ultrasonic cleaner, WOW four 4 minute cycles and it's done. Rinse well with wa...