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Posted: 8/2/2005 11:13:16 AM EDT
Might be a noob Q, but: When I used the aluminum vise blocks to install the flash hider they left silver scrapes on the bbl.

I've bought assembled bbl's w/no scrape marks.

I'm presuming that all it is is aluminum scrapings left on the finish?
Link Posted: 8/2/2005 11:59:13 AM EDT
They almost always leave marks. Someone posted once how to remove them but I never bothered to try it and do not remember what it was.
Link Posted: 8/2/2005 12:35:03 PM EDT
I use barrel vise blocks lined with polyurathane. You can also use strips of leather to keep it from marking the barrel.
Link Posted: 8/2/2005 3:12:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/2/2005 3:13:37 PM EDT by Xtra]
A little ground rosin might help prevent the barrel from slipping in the vise blocks. CLP and a bronze brush will remove the aluminum marks on the barrel.
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