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  1. Whats so Funny???

    Whats so Funny???
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    Having a straight barrel does not mean it will...

    Having a straight barrel does not mean it will shoot with benchrest Accuracy! I have seen straighter ones not group well and crooked ones Hammer! Never know what you have til you test it on target....
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    This Remington 700 thread tenon was cut with...

    This Remington 700 thread tenon was cut with Arthur Warner HSS insert threading tool on a 1963 South Bend Heavy 10 lathe at about 140 RPM
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    The Acer 1340 is what i used in school. Very nice...

    The Acer 1340 is what i used in school. Very nice gearhead lathe. I still prefer my 1963 South Bend Heavy 10 for what i do. I have a Enco 12x36 that mainly just gets used for polishing barrels since...
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    Same as my beloved South Bend Heavy 10 i do all...

    Same as my beloved South Bend Heavy 10 i do all my chamber and thread work on. These little Heavy 10s are great machines for chambering barrels thru the headstock. My all time favorite lathe for...
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    I have chambered barrels now using the long...

    I have chambered barrels now using the long headstock method using bushings in the spindle bore on two different lathes. One 15 Leblond regal and the other a 15 inch Clausing Colchester with great...
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    Jerry i have used your reamer bushing trick many...

    Jerry i have used your reamer bushing trick many times on 5 Groove barrels to help me set them up. It works so well that if i put a indicator back inside the bore its within .0002 most times!
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    Thats my take on this as well. I have used PTG...

    Thats my take on this as well. I have used PTG range rods and zero on it and then run indicator inside the barrel to find .001-.002 of runout. I feel like using the indicator inside the bore is the...
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    Indicating Rifle Barrels

    I have been having good results indicating rifle barrels in my 1963 South Bend Heavy 10 lathe using Buck Ajust-Tru chucks. I use 312B-15 Interapid .0005 indicator with 2.75 stem. I also use the...
  10. Got to love them Old American made Heavy 10s!!!

    Got to love them Old American made Heavy 10s!!!
  11. Thats Awesome Jerry

    Thats Awesome Jerry
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    If you use Gordys method you want worry about...

    If you use Gordys method you want worry about indicating the muzzle end when threading and chambering.
  13. Thread: 20 Vartarg

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    20 Vartarg is a Awesome little cartridge! You...

    20 Vartarg is a Awesome little cartridge! You want have any problems setting up your 20 VT. If your Reamer neck is .232 or bigger you want have to turn necks on most brass cases. Loaded rounds are...
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    Thanks Mike Bryant and Rubicon Precision. I...

    Thanks Mike Bryant and Rubicon Precision. I really enjoy this little lathe more than any I have ever used to fit barrels.
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    Jerry I would have to cut the wall of the shop...

    Jerry I would have to cut the wall of the shop out and do a major add on to fit this machine in my shop. Don't think I will ever need a barrel that big!
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    Thanks Mike. It works well for me threading and...

    Thanks Mike. It works well for me threading and chambering my barrels. I still have my Enco 12x36 belt driven lathe in my shop I use from time to time, but the South Bend is the Prize machine!
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    Butch it's a 25x120 lathe. That is a 9.5 inch...

    Butch it's a 25x120 lathe. That is a 9.5 inch shaft 10 ft long my machinist friend is making a shaft for a coal mine hoist
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    18797

    18797
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    American Pacemaker lathe

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    Lots of good shooting rifles have been done with...

    Lots of good shooting rifles have been done with several different methods. It don't mean one way is right and one is wrong as long as the method you choose gives wonderful results on target. Most...
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    If you do indicate the first few inches of the...

    If you do indicate the first few inches of the chamber end and do your work the muzzle will runout. Indexing the muzzle does not have to be done for the barrel to be accurate. Some clock it up or...
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    Jackies method the muzzle is already inline with...

    Jackies method the muzzle is already inline with the indicated throat and chamber. No clocking or indexing of the barrel unless you use Gordys method of indicating the first few inches and let the...
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    I have seen barrels crowned with many different...

    I have seen barrels crowned with many different methods and they all worked well.
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    Jerry what did you post? If want open for me

    Jerry what did you post? If want open for me
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    Thanks Jerry, GSTprecision , Mike, Jackie

    Thanks Jerry, GSTprecision , Mike, Jackie
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