Agreed on that. Did you bother with heat treating?
I doubt I will - just overbuild them further.... breech thickness = bore diameter, barrel thickness = 1/2 bore diameter. Out of 4140, and with reasonable loads of powder, that'll be plenty strong. Now just to get about 10 million opinions, to make sure!
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