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    Whatever I click on just takes me to the 'in...

    Whatever I click on just takes me to the 'in stock' items. No doubt, it will get smoothed out soon. -Al
  2. dmort...nice to see you had a good carb on it. ;)...

    dmort...nice to see you had a good carb on it. ;) -Al
  3. Painful injury, for sure. Glad you're on the...

    Painful injury, for sure. Glad you're on the mend, Dave. After almost tripping on those before, I use some colored foam floaty sticks over the door cables.

    Take care. -Al
  4. Top Fuel engine technology in the year 2019. I...

    Top Fuel engine technology in the year 2019. I took this of Billy Torrence's car at Brainerd this year. I like how they use a pressurized, micro switch activated oiler to deliver some oil through the...
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    I will add that for the final measurement of a...

    I will add that for the final measurement of a neck with a bullet seated...a flat faced, non ratcheting Mitutoyo micrometer is what I use.

    Good shootin'. :) -Al
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    I have quite a few Mitutoyos, including that...

    I have quite a few Mitutoyos, including that one...good stuff. No need for the adjustable mandrel, IMO. The usefulness of a ball micrometer depends on the individual person.

    Good shooting. :)...
  7. My pal Wayne Denklau driving Gene Bichlmeier's...

    My pal Wayne Denklau driving Gene Bichlmeier's '55 Chevy SS/O 265 inch wagon at the U.S. Nationals at Indy two weeks ago. Don't let Wayne's "Aw shucks" demeanor fool 'ya...he and Gene are smart,...
  8. Honestly Jackie...it's a little bit of...

    Honestly Jackie...it's a little bit of everything. One change on these things will generally require you to look further for the true gains.

    A good example is the headers I use. They are a set...
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    Not offended in the least. :) -Al "The...

    Not offended in the least. :) -Al

    "The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don't have it."
    - George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
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    This should be required reading for everyone,...

    This should be required reading for everyone, whether they shop at Wal-Mart or not. -Al

    Wal-Mart: The High Cost Of Low Prices

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXmnBbUjsPs
  11. Ran at Earlville, Iowa last weekend. Working with...

    Ran at Earlville, Iowa last weekend. Working with the pinion angle and changing the instant center on the rear suspension kept the front end lower on the launch while driving it out further before it...
  12. An extremely accurate rifle (Benchrest with a...

    An extremely accurate rifle (Benchrest with a capital 'B') is the first tool you need to learn how to read the wind.

    Good shootin'. :) -Al
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    Yes, that's basically it. As a point of...

    Yes, that's basically it.

    As a point of interest, I've found that not uniforming the primer pocket before the initial firing (I know...total BR blasphemy :eek:) seems to allow the pocket to...
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    In the fluid world, head space is often used in...

    In the fluid world, head space is often used in place of ullage.

    Term swapping knows no bounds...... -Al (notinwa)
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    Excellent hypothesis, Ken. Thanks for taking the...

    Excellent hypothesis, Ken. Thanks for taking the time to post.

    Good shootin' :) -Al
  16. Gorgeous car, Mort....the '63-'67's are hands...

    Gorgeous car, Mort....the '63-'67's are hands down my favorites. :cool:

    I saw a new 2020 Corvette the other day. It looked pretty....Ferrari-ish. -Al
  17. Crewed at Brainerd, Mn. last week on my pal's...

    Crewed at Brainerd, Mn. last week on my pal's Competition Eliminator A/SM Cobalt that I'd posted some pics of earlier....here's a couple of shots from there:

    -The grey Kia Soul (rt) goes under...
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    Couldn't agree more, George. :) -Al P.S....

    Couldn't agree more, George. :) -Al

    P.S. Significant improvements can be done to the Savage ignition. I've done this on three of my own Savages and one owned by a pal. Two with factory barrels...
  19. Thread: 700 Triggers

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    Zebra13: Epoxying/soldering the connector...

    Zebra13:

    Epoxying/soldering the connector to the trigger, polishing the inside of the side plates and stoning the sear surfaces makes a big difference. The trigger cut in the receiver can vary...
  20. I's not that I'm still running them..it's that I...

    I's not that I'm still running them..it's that I have to per NHRA rules for my engine.

    They're 1.94/1.50's...not 2.02/1.60's.
  21. With a couple of weeks layoff, it's back to the...

    With a couple of weeks layoff, it's back to the pump. Not much secret as to where the work is focused. ;) -Al

    https://i.imgur.com/uyAgKHEl.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/LH2efQIl.jpg
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  22. Bill, blowing the shoulder forward initially is...

    Bill, blowing the shoulder forward initially is where the excessive work hardening started.

    Subsequent resizing and time did the rest.

    Good shootin'. -Al
  23. Incredible shooting, Dean. Congrats! -Al

    Incredible shooting, Dean. Congrats! -Al
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    Have you removed the trigger and tried it?

    Have you removed the trigger and tried it?
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    It goes right here. I profile the tang end of the...

    It goes right here. I profile the tang end of the material to match the flat of the actions tang.There's about .030 of bedding material between it and the rear of the tang. If you look closely,...
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