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Old January 29, 2018, 11:44 AM   #1
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Lyman kits

A lot can be done to these to make them your own. The one has merely been finished and the other I got carried away with. Please note the bolsters.
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Old January 29, 2018, 12:11 PM   #2
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Excellent !!!

Very nice work and I like the lines you have maintained. I have seen to many bad kit-jobs and your is one of the best. Thanks for sharing .....

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Old January 29, 2018, 01:19 PM   #3
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Looks much better than the Trappers we built at TSJC; but then again, building the Trapper was only incidental to the lessons they wanted to teach us while it was being built. I still hate mine and have never shot it.
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Old January 30, 2018, 03:00 PM   #4
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About the only thing that'd make them more swell is a belt hook for field carry! Do these fine pistols wear them?

Also, I see the one in the foreground has an octagon-to-round bbl and a silver (pewter?) nose cap... how you managed those two features I don't know, but they are BEAUTS!!!!!!!!
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Old January 30, 2018, 04:40 PM   #5
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Excellent work. The nose cap on the bottom is obviously poured but I don't see anything unusual about the bolsters. Not sure why you used a brass ramrod thimble on that one but it looks good.
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Old January 30, 2018, 05:41 PM   #6
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M12, They both have belt hooks and you may note they've been carried some.

Hawg, The brass trigger guard needed a bit of balance for the eye. Look closer at the bolsters.
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Old January 30, 2018, 07:23 PM   #7
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I was just looking at these online today...the kits don't seem to be in stock many places.
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Old January 30, 2018, 08:52 PM   #8
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Case hardened?
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Old January 31, 2018, 12:35 AM   #9
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color case and its been smoothed. Barrels are octo to round. Pretty neat.
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Old January 31, 2018, 03:04 AM   #10
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Very nice work
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That half round is neat. It really improves the look.
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