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  1. I've heard several pros say that (and at least...

    I've heard several pros say that (and at least one that threads at 29.5*). It may be that it only helps on lighter machines and/or less rigid setups. Worth a shot, imo, if you're having problems.
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  2. Is your compound set to 29.5*? You can thread by...

    Is your compound set to 29.5*? You can thread by plunging the cross-slide, but the angle is easier on less rigid setups. Of course choke up on your tools as much as practical. Either speed up the...
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    Nope. As far as I know it's the factory...

    Nope. As far as I know it's the factory original, but I'm not the original owner so I can't swear to the truth of it. That cutter is 1.25" x 1" HSS - perfect for cutting crowns! ;-)

    GsT
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    I think I'm in the running...

    23770

    GsT
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    Most of Remington's debt was not taken out by...

    Most of Remington's debt was not taken out by Remington - it was foist upon them by their holding company (it was actually the debt that the holding company generated buying Remington - figure that...
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    Al hit the nail on the head - anyone's advice...

    Al hit the nail on the head - anyone's advice just reflects how they solve problems and the tools they use most may not be the tools you end up using most. Having said that... I strongly suggest...
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    That's fascinating - thank you for sharing. To...

    That's fascinating - thank you for sharing. To what do you attribute the lower noise? Is it the abrupt closing of the valve?

    Regards,
    GsT
  8. Thread: Labradar Service

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    Hard to blame the folks at LR though. Things...

    Hard to blame the folks at LR though. Things like small USB connectors are falling into the category of "you can't get a good one at any price". They've been cost reduced to near-worthlessness,...
  9. Thread: Changes

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    You can still buy delrin that's natural, or white...

    You can still buy delrin that's natural, or white (two (slightly) different colors) if you want it. Onlinemetals has an office in WA and I think they carry natural and black.

    GsT
  10. I reckon you've used your luck up for the day. ...

    I reckon you've used your luck up for the day. Best to lay low and heal.

    GsT (Never won the lottery and never will, unless I find the winning ticket in the parking lot - because I have some...
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    I've got a 24" x 36" and there have been many...

    I've got a 24" x 36" and there have been many times that I've wanted something bigger. Upgraded lights are a must no matter what you get. If I had it to do over again, I'd go larger, maybe 48" x...
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    You know you've arrived when your Y-axis has...

    You know you've arrived when your Y-axis has power feed...

    GsT
  13. My condolences to the law-abiding people of Canada

    Those who think it doesn't matter because they don't like ARs, AKs or Mini14s (who likes Mini14s?) are completely missing the boat. Not only are the aforementioned arms just as interesting,...
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    Clean the scale well. Pay special attention to...

    Clean the scale well.

    Pay special attention to the agate blocks the beam seats in and the knife edges on the beam.

    Make sure you're set up on a firm, level surface.

    Test with check weights....
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    I meant to comment - I got a chuckle out of that...

    I meant to comment - I got a chuckle out of that as well - "The gun shoots great if you ignore the bad shots!". Still, that doesn't necessarily condemn the product - you just can't take a...
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    Found this

    There are some pictures, including a cutaway here: http://www.thegunmag.com/patent-pending-chamber-system-offers-new-bolt-gun-technology/.

    You can download a PDF of the patent by going to...
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    That's fantastic. Reminds me of the H&H rifle...

    That's fantastic. Reminds me of the H&H rifle video. Thanks for sharing Butch!

    GsT
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    Thanks! That's a very interesting observation. ...

    Thanks! That's a very interesting observation.

    GsT
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    I've tested a few...

    First, on quantification. I am very much a fan of quantifying things. One of my favorite quotes is from Sir Kelvin (William Thompson):



    HOWEVER, numbers are meaningless without an...
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    I get a board error as well. GsT

    I get a board error as well.

    GsT
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    So are you cutting your dies with reamers, boring...

    So are you cutting your dies with reamers, boring bar, or ??? Inquiring minds and all that.

    GsT
  22. Thread: Pillars

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    Do you not do anything to compress and hold the...

    Do you not do anything to compress and hold the action (rubber bands, etc.) into the bedding?

    Thanks,

    GsT
  23. Thread: Pillars

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    Thanks for these posts Al. In what way is Pro...

    Thanks for these posts Al. In what way is Pro Bed the best?

    GsT
  24. Thread: Pillars

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    I'm very interested in seeing more. And thanks...

    I'm very interested in seeing more. And thanks for what you have posted!

    GsT
  25. You can get an accurate distance with a hiker's...

    You can get an accurate distance with a hiker's GPS.

    If different rangefinders give you different answers, then all but one, or all of them are wrong. That could be due to unfavorable conditions...
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