Spring making is a natural step in the education of the amateur or professional gunsmith. Being able to produce a custom flatspring for that special gun will save you time and money. This video covers material selection, shaping, heat treating and tempering, and even includes a step by step demonstration on how to create a custom hammer spring. 44 minutes.
Summary of Material:
You never know when you will have to be able to make a spring for that special project gun you got a deal on or just to keep your guns working in the future. Learn the secrets and tricks to making flat springs in this one-hour course instructed by master gunsmith Bob Dunlap. Take ordinary spring stock and fix those firearms you just can't get parts for. This professional course is AGI's latest offering for the gunsmith and experienced hobbyist, but belongs in every gun enthusiast's collection. Bob takes you through the process of making a hammer spring from scratch. Includes metal selection, heat-treating methods, shaping springs, 'color tempering" and more. This will save you years of trial and error.