Looking for an engraving machine.

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by ts_playball_87, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. ts_playball_87

    ts_playball_87 Member

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    I need to find a good used engraving pantograph of sorts for engraving calibers on barrels. I've used Hermes engravographs before and am curious as to what else might be out there that would accomplish the same thing. I like how the Hermes that I've used neatly scratches in the font I want without the use of an electric motor. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. JUDD

    JUDD Well-Known Member

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    Contact Kevin Cram of Montour County Rifles.

    A little birdy tells me he may have an extra engraver. And he is known to have evrything for sale for the right price :D
     

  3. shortgrass

    shortgrass Well-Known Member

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    Ebay's another good place to find a used machine.
     
  4. rscott5028

    rscott5028 Well-Known Member

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    What might be the least expensive option that'll do a decent job on the occasional stainless barrel from a hobbyist perspective?

    I tried regular steel stamps on a piece of scrap and it didn't turn out so good.

    Has anyone used one of these? Permanently Etch Metal Tools, Parts, With Trademarks In Seconds!
    It almost sounds too good to be true.

    Thanks,
    Richard