He works for John Deere, nights, so doesn't get to many places. He is a painter there sometimes 6 days a week.
I will take some pics of mine tomorrow when I get to work. I will also see if I can get some closeups from him.
I know the casings need to be at least 2 inches long. What shells ya got I can ask. If you did one shell with acrylic on top that can be lazer engraved with same name and rank.
When the pens are apart you can still read what caliber they are, as he drills out the center.
Here is one I had in my photobucket