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Old 11-04-2012, 21:36   #51
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Originally Posted by railfancwb View Post
In its ads, Taurus claims to make all the parts for its guns...

Properly done, investment casting - the process Ruger uses - aligns the grain of the metal to best resist forces of firing.

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I think investment casting, results in a random grain pattern, in the part. Forging does tend to align the grain, in the metal. That's why people didn't like Ruger's guns, at the beginning.
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