Firearms Blueing & Browning
by R. H. Angler
Part Number: BOOK-FBB
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This old text contains 230 formula of chemical combinations to color gun metals. Complete instructions for the use of each process are included in this hard bound volume of 151 pages.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Part 1. General Division
    • I. Introduction
      • Historical
      • Nature of Gun-browning
    • II. Browning Process
      • General
      • Degreasing
      • Derusting, denickelling, pickling and matting
      • Application of brown
      • Rusting
      • Darkening
      • Scratching
      • Neutralizing
      • Retouching
      • Fixing (finishing)
      • After-treatment
      • Special cases
      • Protective value of browning
      • Removing old browning
    • III. Preparation of Blueing and Browning Solutions
      • Simple chemical explanations
      • Workroom quantities
      • Equipment
      • Water
      • Preparation
      • Chemicals
      • Storing Chemicals
  • Part 2. Special Division
    • IV. Browns ("Blues") and working instructions
      • General
    • V. Pickling, etching, matting. Finishing twist barrels
    • VI. Derusting and Denickelling
    • VII. Phosphatising ("rustproofing")
  • Appendix

ISBN: 0-8117-0610-9
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