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Revolver Carry Dehorn Work

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by claymore504, Nov 21, 2019.

  1. claymore504

    claymore504 Well-Known

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    My Ruger SP101 has some pretty crude sharp edges around the trigger guard and a couple other spots. Was thinking about taking on dehorning it myself. Is there any good videos or references on doing this?

    If this seems to risky I may just send it to a gunsmith to have some work done on it. Any here in Texas?

    Thanks!
     


  2. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Depending upon how "handy" you are and how much experience you've had with a file, etc., it could be easy or difficult. Is it stainless or blued?
    Once it's screwed up, it's difficult to fix. I'd bet someone with experience could do it for you very reasonably. If you have experience with those types of tools you could probably do OK as long as you go slow.
     
  3. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Have you talked to anybody at Ruger? They may do it for nothing but shipping. Wouldn't hurt to ask them.
     
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  4. claymore504

    claymore504 Well-Known

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    It is stainless. I am familiar with a file for sure. However, I fell you on the once it is screwed up it is hard to fix idea. I did not think of contacting Ruger. I will give that a go. I did look around today and found a local gun smith that said they can do it no porblem. Going next week to see how much they will charge.
     
  5. Glenn B

    Glenn B Active Member TGT Supporter

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    I'll plead ignorance - what is dehorning as related to a firearm, is that Texas lingo?
     
  6. Dawico

    Dawico Uncoiled Lifetime Member

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    Not a Texas term, pretty universal. It just means to knock down all the sharp corners and edges usually to keep a concealed carry piece from snagging on clothing while drawing it.
     
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  7. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Hell, just get ya' a good torch, some bastard files, and a very coarse grinding wheel and have at it!
    :banana:
     
  8. gshayd

    gshayd Ugliest house on the block.

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    Cut the trigger off and you won't have to worry about it.
     
  9. zackmars

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    Fitz special time!
     
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  10. Mohawk600

    Mohawk600 Well-Known

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    it will de-snag it
     


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