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Parker lifter renovation not restoration!
Unread 08-09-2020, 05:22 AM   #1
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Default Parker lifter renovation not restoration!

I have opportunity to renew 140 year old parker lifter in more then bad shape. Wood and metal damage/wear, if gun only can talk.
It was real pleasure bringing it back to life. I.place pictures of project in my albums, hope anyone can easily acces.
Also i like to let anyone know that im done with moving to new location and establishing new ffl here in Missouri - strange state but i have piece of mind here.
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Unread 08-14-2020, 10:44 PM   #2
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Quite a project Pawel.That gun looked pretty rough. Did you refinish the barrels yourself? They look very nice. Did you blue the frame--I couldn't enlarge it to see for sure. How long are the barrels?
Keep us posted as you progress.
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Unread 08-15-2020, 01:33 AM   #3
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I like your saying.
Thank you, yes this was challenging project, but i like challenging projects.
Yes, i did refinish barrels my self and brought Damascus pattern out of dark.
Yes, frame was just rust blue after setting barrels back on face and working on pitted surfaces, blue was customers choice. Im not sure if they ware 32 or just 30" long but proportion ware making gun look light and slick.
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Unread 08-16-2020, 11:20 AM   #4
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I really like the twist pattern. Very attractive. What a project!
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Unread 08-16-2020, 11:25 AM   #5
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On this one it look attractive as spots are thick but if pattern is exposed significantly makes any Damascus look good
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Unread 08-23-2020, 04:27 PM   #6
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Looks good!
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Beautiful work!
What did the project end up costing?
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Customers disclosure.
Every project is different and fine estimate is given when i can inspect firearm. For example, there may be a mechanical issue or barrels not just need refinishing but soldering as they are about to become loose in some areas. I don't specialize in quantity over quality so every project is individual and gets dedicated attention.
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