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  1. Left large EW contractor around 2005. We still...

    Left large EW contractor around 2005.
    We still had a few retired master machinists we would call in for special jobs.

    Had a couple mills and lathes set up in a smaller room at 65F.
    Nothing CNC....
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    For my AI varmint rifles (Panda actions with...

    For my AI varmint rifles (Panda actions with right bolt, left port), heavy stainless barrels (1 inch OD at the muzzle and 28 inches long), tight necks
    I use bulk buys of commercial brass (couple...
  3. Thread: Bullet weld?

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    Vibration works well to keep volume metering...

    Vibration works well to keep volume metering uniform.

    Ever seen one of those high speed machines in operation?

    You need hearing protection.
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    https://www.sinclairintl.com/reloading-equipment/m...

    https://www.sinclairintl.com/reloading-equipment/measuring-tools/case-gauges-headspace-tools/sinclair-case-neck-sorting-tool-prod36959.aspx

    With a 1/10,000 dial indicator it works very nicely.
    ...
  5. Thread: Bullet weld?

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    The commercial factories use industrial powder...

    The commercial factories use industrial powder that they purchase by the ton.

    It is NOT canister grade and varies significantly more.
    They work up a load, often measuring pressures, and then...
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    I use 1/10,000 dial indicator and a Sinclair jig...

    I use 1/10,000 dial indicator and a Sinclair jig that uses a rod for the anvil.

    Give the case a gentle spin and watch the variation all the way around.

    It really matters at the edges of the...
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    It is the mass that alters the location of the...

    It is the mass that alters the location of the barrel vibration nodes.

    This is one place you are looking for mass.
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    Dnser is the word you are looking for. More...

    Dnser is the word you are looking for.

    More weight per volume.
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    Sako?

    Sako?
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    Mass added to the end of the barrel moves the...

    Mass added to the end of the barrel moves the vibration node around.

    By placing the node exactly at the muzzle their is reduced
    movement of the barrel (nearly none) as the bullet exits.

    The...
  11. Father could not pass the Virginia driving vision...

    Father could not pass the Virginia driving vision check.
    Glaucoma damage in one eye.
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    I only do it for carefully prepared AI brass for...

    I only do it for carefully prepared AI brass for my tight necked live varmint rifle.

    It is on a Panda action and used eat longer ranges.

    The case necks are 0.0100 thick.
  13. Thread: Kroil?

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    The chloride ions from your sweat. It makes a...

    The chloride ions from your sweat.

    It makes a white corrosion product.

    Stainless not stain-none.

    There is still a lot of iron present.

    It does not need as much as a blued gun but an...
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    I use Jewel BR triggers for live varmint shooing...

    I use Jewel BR triggers for live varmint shooing in a Kelbly Panda action rifle.
    Right Bolt, Left port.


    Ir is scary accurate in .22-250 AI or 6mm Rem AI.

    Easy to swap barrels.
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    I can set small brass grommets in just about...

    I can set small brass grommets in just about anything.

    Less than $15 for seating pliers.

    I used home made upsetting punches for years.

    If I needed a new size just make them on a lathe.

    ...
  16. Thread: Kroil?

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    It is stain LESS, not stain none. Still needs...

    It is stain LESS, not stain none.

    Still needs some protection.

    The Chloride in you sweat will cause pitting in almost all types of stainless if left on the surface.
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    It actually can be. You need a weight at the...

    It actually can be.

    You need a weight at the very end of the beam.
    Like a tuner.

    It is often larger than bore diameter on the inside.
    The node will than be at some distance BEHIND the...
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    In this case displacement is movement. In any...

    In this case displacement is movement.

    In any case nodes are places of minimal motion.
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    I managed to get a DU perpetrator before the...

    I managed to get a DU perpetrator before the Government clamped down on them being sold.

    The army sold off some from decommissioned ammunition by accident.

    The new ones are a lot longer than my...
  20. Thread: Uh oh?

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    Really looks like a bad piece of brass. It...

    Really looks like a bad piece of brass.

    It happens in mass production.

    The what to be sure would be to section the case and see how thick (and hard) the brass is at that point.
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    No. It is a node. An place of lesser...

    No.

    It is a node.
    An place of lesser movement.

    Anti-nodes are locations of maximum movement.
    That would make the muzzle be moving even worse.
    ...
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    Been doing it for a long time. One more thing...

    Been doing it for a long time.

    One more thing to create better uniformity among cases.

    Really had to get into it when I had .22-250 AI and 6 mm REM AI barrels made for my live varmint gun.
    ...
  23. Thread: cool font?

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    I tend to prefer sans-serif fonts. Simple and...

    I tend to prefer sans-serif fonts.
    Simple and elegant.

    What you expect on a high priced firearm.
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    DU is 19.1 gm/cm^3 Tungsten is 19.3 gm/cm^3 ...

    DU is 19.1 gm/cm^3
    Tungsten is 19.3 gm/cm^3


    If you can find DU it would be an excellent mass source.

    The government sort of has a corner on the market though.
    They are about the only...
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    THAT looks like a great pair. I always try to...

    THAT looks like a great pair.

    I always try to avoid shooting at the last position on indoor ranges against a wall.

    It is not to bad with a .22 RF, but a large gun (.45 Win mag in my Wildey) is...
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