View Full Version : Engraving Aluminum Recievers

Tim W
05-09-2006, 08:06 AM
I know this has nothing to do with a knife but I know some of you guys are dual purpose engravers so I thought it couldn't hurt to ask. I'll also pose this question on the FEGA forum.

I just picked up an old Winchester Model 50. It has an aluminum reciever in real good shape. I wonder what your thoughts are on engraving some scroll work, no game scenes or anything fancy. What is it like to engrave and are any special treatments required, graver types, finishing, etc?

I thought I'd try it and if it don't turn out good I can throw it in the garbage or melt it down into a B**wiser can. Have any of you done aluminum recievers? Thanks