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#5751976 - 05/20/15 09:34 AM Replacing the browning on a barrel
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Registered: 04/18/09
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Loc: La Porte
I have an old traditional muzzleloader with a browned barrel. While it was being stored, a portion of the barrel about 6" long developed some rust. I'd like to clean it off with steel wool and redo it. I've re-blued rifle barrels before, but not browned ones. Is there a solution I can buy or make that will restore it?
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#5752152 - 05/20/15 11:12 AM Re: Replacing the browning on a barrel [Re: redfred]
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Brownells has three different ones. Give them a call, they are quite helpful.

Brownells Blackening & Browning supplies
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#5752513 - 05/20/15 03:13 PM Re: Replacing the browning on a barrel [Re: redfred]
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Browning is nothing more than stabilized rust. The best product out there for browning a barrel is Laurel Mountain Forge's barrel brown and degreaser. - http://laurelmountainforge.com/barrel_brown.htm

You may be able to work with the rust that's already there to get a good color match to the rest of the barrel. Take a look at the LMF instruction sheet and see if you can do that by following the steps for carding off and stabilizing the rust.

INSTRUCTION SHEET - http://laurelmountainforge.com/barrel_brown.htm
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#5752536 - 05/20/15 03:48 PM Re: Replacing the browning on a barrel [Re: redfred]
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Thanks, guys. I've had the rifle for over 20 years and I want to make sure it's in good shape when I finally hand it down to my son.
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