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    Fun project to work on. I'm excited to see it...

    Fun project to work on. I'm excited to see it shoot. I'm sure Butch can wring it out.
  2. Thread: butch lambert

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    Thanks for the update. Butch called this...

    Thanks for the update.
    Butch called this morning. Wasn't real sure what the problem is. Said he's transferred to a different hospital for better treatment.
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    Thank God no one called me a liberal

    I wasn't trying to poke anyone in the eye. Maybe a gentle one finger shot in the ribs. Can't say I've ever been accused of having any tact. One of my many many flaws. I guess I thought that 7...
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    Were you on the clock this whole time? Were the...

    Were you on the clock this whole time? Were the others in the spirited debate on the clock?

    Sorry if it looks like I'm giving you a hard time here. I'm not. Just trying to get a little info. ...
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    CNC is the simple way to pillar bed a rifle. ...

    CNC is the simple way to pillar bed a rifle. Bore the 1/2" holes the night before & glass in the pillars. Save your Zero & run the inlet program through the alum pillar material the next day.
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    Trinidad isn't that far from you. It's too late...

    Trinidad isn't that far from you. It's too late to sign up for a summer NRA course. Next summer might be a good idea.
    gunmaker
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    Please don't remove the hook. It's there for a...

    Please don't remove the hook. It's there for a reason. I'd still like to know what the boltface was to start with and what cartridge you're trying to run home. There might be more work needed than...
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    I'm not saying the smith should be dragging this...

    I'm not saying the smith should be dragging this out but, did you send some wood projects to someone that doesn't do much if any work on wood stocked rifles?
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    I've got no Acad prints available.:(

    I've got no Acad prints available.:(
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    And I thought my time at Trinidad was filled with...

    And I thought my time at Trinidad was filled with accidental discharges and accidents. While many bullets were flying around, no one got shot. We had broken jaw, car accident coma, broken ribs, 3...
  11. Offhand running coyotes. The adrenalin rush hits...

    Offhand running coyotes.
    The adrenalin rush hits you so quick makes it's so hard to just squeeze the trigger.
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    Call the bookstore at Trinidad State Junior...

    Call the bookstore at Trinidad State Junior College and buy their barrel shank book. I'm not sure how updated it is now, but there are many prints in there for reference.
  13. Thread: Tool Grinding

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    hsmike Most machining done by gunsmiths is so...

    hsmike
    Most machining done by gunsmiths is so much slower than the carbide they have in the tool holder requires. THREADING ESPECIALLY!!! Many of the machines aren't rigid enough as well. I'd...
  14. Thread: Tool Grinding

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    I'd second the "How to Run a Lathe" book. Great...

    I'd second the "How to Run a Lathe" book. Great info!!! I got mine from Southbend. Lindsay publications sells "Southbend lathe booklets" that includes this tool bit sharpening section. They also...
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    The phone # I posted is from an invoice dated...

    The phone # I posted is from an invoice dated 07/08/2008.
    A client ordered the parts and had them shipped to me. The packing slip is labeled Browning/Winchester and there is a US in Missouri and...
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    Winchester Parts department

    1-800-322-4626 ext 863
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    much depends on how much you plan on using it. I...

    much depends on how much you plan on using it. I bought a J&L 7X12" that was in a sale flyer. I think the price was around $400. It's made in Taiwan. There are many sold similar but with...
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    dust collection

    I thought I'd revisit this thread with some additional links to some dust collection info. Getting rid of the dust in very important for your health and maintaining the accuracy in your other...
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    Striking vs. draw filing

    If you're draw filing the barrel then the ripples will be as big as the width of the file. If you run the file lengthwise with the barrel this is called striking. Striking produces a better,...
  20. Is it possible the direction the main spring is...

    Is it possible the direction the main spring is wound has anything to do with it????:confused:
    gunmaker
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    headspace chambering gage

    Just replace item #26 with a cone shaped anvil to match the angle you wish to copy. I let the patent maintenance fees run out on this due to the fact that it's too easy to duplicate and too many...
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    Call the guys at carbide depot. They have all...

    Call the guys at carbide depot. They have all the info you need. I bought laydown Iscar inside and outside tooling. They had great prices on Iscar. I didn't really price any other brands.
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    Spot The blanks I've got run from 2 5/8" and...

    Spot
    The blanks I've got run from 2 5/8" and less. I can carve a Rigby stock out of a 2 1/4" blank. Not much fun setting up though.

    I've tried for years to think of a good way to build &...
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    And I thought J. Jackson was the king of the...

    And I thought J. Jackson was the king of the shakedown:eek:
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    Chuck I don't run the big Mazak any more and now...

    Chuck
    I don't run the big Mazak any more and now do stocks using my Bridgeport (copy) with a 2 axis Prototrak CNC or my stock duplicating machine. If I clamp a stock in the mill I have a set of...
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