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Old 04-13-2011, 04:02 PM
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Default Silver Barrel Mosin Nagant

I decided to have the bolt polished on my old 1927 Mosin Nagant. It returned looking much better, but the rest of the (sporterized) rifle needs equal attention. In an effort to make the best of a bad situation, that situation being an old rifle with plenty of finish flaws, I've decided to remove the gun blue from the barrel and parts. If this goes well, it will leave me with a shiny silver barrel. Here's where it gets tricky: I like the stainless steel look.

I've always prefered stainless steel barrels over blued versions, and I think they generally look much nicer. I'd like to do this with my Mosin Nagant, since, after all, it's already been bastardized by its previous owner. So does anyone here have some helpful suggestions?
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