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October 2004 Hobby Gunsmith - August Feature-AWA, the Company that Did; Almost.  Project- We Improve the Action on a Uberti Regulator Revolver.  Conversion Loads- A Beginner's Guide to Cartridge Loading Part I.

bullet June 2004 Hobby Gunsmith - June Feature-Converting an 1858 Remington to .45 Long Colt - We improve the action on a Winchester 94 lever gun-Part II.- We shoot the Smith & Wesson 500 Magnum Revolver - We test loads for the 51 Navy and for .45 Colts.
bullet May 2004 Hobby Gunsmith - May Feature-Converting an 1851 Navy Revolver to .38 Special with the new Kirst conversion with a functional loading gate - We improve the action on a Winchester 94 lever gun - We finish the Traditions Trapper Kit
bullet April 2004 Hobby Gunsmith - Making the cartridge extractor housing for the Dragoon Conversion t- We update you on the equipment we tested in the past - Bounty Hunter II rebuild Part Five - Building the Traditions Trapper Kit Part Four- Rebuilding the Taurus PT-92 9mm Auto Part Five
bullet March 2004 Hobby Gunsmith - Making the cartridge extractor housing for the Dragoon Conversion t- We update you on the equipment we tested in the past - Bounty Hunter II rebuild Part Five - Building the Traditions Trapper Kit Part Four- Rebuilding the Taurus PT-92 9mm Auto Part Five
bullet February 2004 Hobby Gunsmith - Setting back the barrel on a revolver - The Marbles and Lyman Tang sights - Bounty Hunter II rebuild Part Four - Building the Traditions Trapper Kit Part Three - Rebuilding the Taurus PT-92 9mm Auto Part Four
bullet January 2004 Hobby Gunsmith - A quick way to blue gun parts - The Henry Big Boy and Golden Boy - Bounty Hunter II rebuild Part III - Rebuilding the Taurus PT-92 9mm Auto Part Three III
bullet December 2003 Hobby Gunsmith - Editorial--Electroplating part II, AWA Lightning Update, Bounty Hunter II modifications part II, Building a Traditions Trapper Kit part II, Rebuilding the Taurus PT92 part II.
bullet November 2003 Hobby Gunsmith - Editorial--Electroplating part I, AWA Lightning Update, Bounty Hunter II modifications part I, Building a Traditions Trapper Kit part I, Rebuilding the Taurus PT92 part I.
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October 2003 Hobby Gunsmith - Editorial--Slicking the 92 Rossi, Eldon Penner, and how-to prepare your gun for refinishing.

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September 2003 Hobby Gunsmith Newsletter - Editorial--The AWA Lightning, San Pedro Saddlery's Big Ed, and how-to Cast your own Lead Bullets.

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August 2003 Hobby Gunsmith Newsletter - Editorial--Slicking an 1894 Marlin, Hodgdon's Mike Daly (Birdshot), and how to Blue and Brown gun parts.

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July 2003 Hobby Gunsmith Newsletter - Editorial--The Ruger Old Army with a Kirst Konverter--An profile of Mohave Gambler, How to: Cleaning up action work and refinishing a Rossi stock.

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June 2003 Hobby Gunsmith Newsletter - Editorial--The Colt Dragoon Cartridge Conversion part 3--An interview with Coyote Cap, How to: Cutting the barrel of a Remington Revolver.

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May 2003 Hobby Gunsmith Newsletter - Editorial--The Colt Dragoon Cartridge Conversion Part 2--An interview with Bottom Dealin' Mike, How to: Making a front sight for last month's dovetail.

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April 2003 Hobby Gunsmith Newsletter - Welcome to the first Hobby Gunsmith Newsletter--The Colt Dragoon Cartridge Conversion Part 1--An interview with Walt Kirst, How to: Cutting a dovetail .

 

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