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Checkering Cradle
Checkering Cradle

You have just unpacked the finest, low-cost checkering cradle available. For your greatest pleasure and satisfaction in using it, may we suggest you read - and follow - the suggestions below.

Color Case Hardening
Color Case Hardening

The process of adding carbon to the surface of mild steel or iron as a means of making it harder has been with us for a very long time, at least for a thousand years.

Brownells Bluing Thermometer
Brownells Bluing Thermometer

The Brownell Bluing Thermometer is especially made for us by one of the largest industrial temperature measuring equipment companies in the country. In order to ensure the thermometer is measuring the temperature of the bluing solution correctly, you must keep the bottom tip of the quill at least 1" above the bottom of the tank, and at least 1" from the side of the tank.

Dicro-Clean No. 909`
Dicro-Clean No. 909`

Dicro-Clean No. 909 is designed for use by the gunsmith to properly clean firearms prior to the bluing or parkerizing operation. It may be used in any welded steel tank, heated by gas burners, steam coils or electric heat element immersion units.

Electroless Nickel Plating
Electroless Nickel Plating

An easily applied, beautiful, durable, attractive, long-wearing and non-rusting finish for metal gun parts has long been sought by the firearms industry. Nickel plating has been one of the favorite plated finishes, meeting all of these requirements except the first one - “easily applied” - until now.

Oxynate No. 7 Hot Bluing
Oxynate No. 7 Hot Bluing

Since the dawn of time, sportsmen have been spending more hours cleaning and caring for their shooting and hunting equipment than have ever been spent using this equipment. Even King David of Biblical fame cared for and practiced with his sidearm, the sling.

Oxynate "S"
Oxynate "S"

Oxynate “S”™ is designed for use by gunsmiths to help control or eliminate the following problems encountered when bluing: 1. Red discoloration on cast iron framed firearms.

Bluing Tank Stand System
Bluing Tank Stand System

The Brownells Bluing Tank Stand System was developed by professional gunsmiths and design engineers to provide the maximum in layout flexibility, operator access, rigidity and stability.

Buffing Wheel Rake
Buffing Wheel Rake

This heavy duty, industrial quality tool is designed to quickly and easily true the face of muslin or felt buffing wheels. The Wheel Rake can be used either in the initial preparation of the wheel face prior to the application of polish, or later to remove any imperfections or uneven worn areas.

Baking Lacquers
Baking Lacquers

Brownells Baking Lacquer is available in both Clear, for use on gray-finished actions and gun parts, and Black, for use on hard-to-blue items such as cast iron shotgun receivers, forend irons,Winchester Post-1964 Model 94 receivers, aluminum receivers and trigger groups, plus stainless steel parts.

Gray Finishes For Firearms
Gray Finishes For Firearms

As an embellisher of firearms, I particularly like to use the cosmetic gray finishes to highlight my work. But, as an active hunter and user of firearms, and a professional, licensed guide in the State of Wyoming for the most part of 17 years, I am also very interested in the functional uses of firearms.

Sisal Wheel Polishing Compounds
Sisal Wheel Polishing Compounds

Sisal wheels are used extensively in industrial applications to rough-polish castings and forgings. They are quite useful in a small shop for quickly polishing rough barrels and parts where the customer does not desire a bead-blast type finish.