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PostSubject: The project continues   March 1st 2014, 5:39 pm

Crappy weather and too many hours at work but I got to spend a few hours today on the trapdoor.
Even my fun is work Very Happy 




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PostSubject: Re: The project continues   March 2nd 2014, 8:32 am

Don't worry mine too , but least we don't do it for a living  Wink
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PostSubject: Re: The project continues   March 2nd 2014, 8:44 am

I think Archie could do it for a living.

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PostSubject: Re: The project continues   March 2nd 2014, 8:50 am

Pete if you turn your hobby into work it is a hobby no more.
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PostSubject: Re: The project continues   March 2nd 2014, 8:59 am

I know i've tried it with a few things.

I'm just saying his work is good enough to get paid for it.

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PostSubject: Re: The project continues   March 2nd 2014, 10:54 am

Funny enough most people will want something but don't want to pay what it is worth.....my experience with doing things we are good at  scratch
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PostSubject: Re: The project continues   March 2nd 2014, 10:59 am

Lots of money in the world now Spit. Lots of guys are building guns and bamboo rods in their garage one at a time, and getting good money for them.

Quality will always sell.  Wink 

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PostSubject: Re: The project continues   March 2nd 2014, 3:58 pm

Thanks for the compliment, reality is I'm not fast enough or skilled enough to do it for a living and not sure I want to turn my labor of love into just labor.  I could see building at my leisure and then selling what I build but that would be like selling my kids.  Then to build to another persons specifications would be difficult, I start with an idea of what a gun will look like but it changes as the project progresses almost taking on a life of its own.  Maybe some day......

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PostSubject: Re: The project continues   March 3rd 2014, 12:35 pm

Now waiting for some parts from TOW, buttplate, wedge pins, underlug staples and a few other odds and end.  I will be pouring/installing a pewter nose cap and all steel parts will be browned.

 But now I am forced to return to work  Sad  so I'm not sure when the work will continue.
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PostSubject: Re: The project continues   March 3rd 2014, 12:41 pm

Looking good so far !
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PostSubject: Re: The project continues   March 12th 2014, 9:31 pm

Drilled and set underlug staples and sling....... thing? for swivel.

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