Probably aqua dipped.
I guess it’s called color case hardening… Using charcoal made from animal bones.
You can do it! No problem.
I just need a kiln
CDNN had those on sale a month or so ago, they are case hardened 8620 steel. They were somewhere in the 2500.00 range.
Yes thanks, I found the whole rifle for $2500… On sale from $4999!
I think I may just have to get creative, and try to figure something out. I really love that look!
You would have machine from billet, taking outside to finished dimensions, leaving the rest solid, heat treat, then machine internals. A lot of work, I can see why they were 5K