marking caliber on barrel

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  1. lancexxx

    lancexxx Gold $$ Contributor

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    Anyone use electro-etch
     
  2. rkittine

    rkittine Gold $$ Contributor

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    Nope - Hermes Panagraph
     
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  3. 6.5x47

    6.5x47 Gold $$ Contributor

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    Local laser shop, 12 bucks
     
  4. lancexxx

    lancexxx Gold $$ Contributor

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    Needs to be deep enough for ceracoat or duracoat
     
  5. Dave in WI

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    Laser it after coating?
     
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  6. GenePoole

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    I just did one with a home-made electro-etch for an F-Class barrel. I used a laser attached to my 3D printer to make a vinyl stencil.

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  7. lancexxx

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    looks good
     
  8. 22XC

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    I've used an electro-chemical etcher for about 20 years. It does a professional job of marking barrels with cartridge designation. Other uses include marking barrel with my name and the manufacturer's name and twist rate. With custom stencils factory markings can be very accurately reproduced. Would not think about using anything else now. No mis-strikes or crooked characters as with hand stamps.
     
  9. lancexxx

    lancexxx Gold $$ Contributor

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    Never done it, What would you recommend for an etcher and place for stencils
     

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