He made his a while back and polished it nice mine has more of a brushed look but in his words he text me
"I did not achieve perfection. But i met Red Army standards. I also finished in Red Army standard #150 grit precision machining paper as you requested. I really need a tig welder to do this. The mig made life difficult. The silver solder to hols the shaft inside the ball worked great"
I turned out great
Your friend did a nice job on your bolt. Was your Mosin an ex-sniper? I don't recognize that import mark, Molot or Tula? Got picks of the top of the barrel chamber?