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  1. That's more or less what I envisioned with...

    That's more or less what I envisioned with SkeetLee's post, but your execution of the concept is excellent. Nicely done!

    GsT
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    Happy Birthday Marines!

    Today is the 244th Birthday of our Corps.

    Semper Fi Devil Dogs,

    GsT
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    Whatever you're shooting with (phone, etc.) is...

    Whatever you're shooting with (phone, etc.) is preserving the orientation in the EXIF data. You can clear that data (with appropriate software) or rotate and save the picture with software that will...
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    Not sure I understand

    So, although it looks like "the whole apparatus" is hanging, more or less, straight down, it could be sideways or at some other angle when the group is appropriately rotated to vertical? Then you...
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    Thanks Michael!

    Thank you for an excellent explanation.

    GsT
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    I find this fascinating, particularly since the...

    I find this fascinating, particularly since the .30-30 gets so little attention elsewhere these days. I do have a question: is there something that makes the .30-30 better than the .308? (I'm not...
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    Anyone who gets machine tools and learns to use...

    Anyone who gets machine tools and learns to use them quickly changes his tune from "$40 for this?!!" to "How'd they make that for only $40??".

    GsT
  8. Thread: Pcp pumps

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    Well, that was enlightening. I saw pumps as...

    Well, that was enlightening. I saw pumps as cheap as $50, although the reviews were pretty mixed bag, tending to be poor for those that have used the pump for a while and good for the "I just filled...
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    If you haven't left Las Cruces yet, visit Mesilla...

    If you haven't left Las Cruces yet, visit Mesilla Valley Kitchen for breakfast. I go out of my way to stop there when I go through.

    GsT
  10. Thread: Pcp pumps

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    I know a lot has changed since I geared up, and...

    I know a lot has changed since I geared up, and there are some cheap pumps on the market, but I haven't seen anything in the $40 range. Ever. But, could be there today...

    I have only owned one...
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    I assumed a .375 caliber and standard atmosphere....

    I assumed a .375 caliber and standard atmosphere. You are -10358.53" @ 3500 yards. (!!!) With a remaining velocity of 802 fps.

    Range Velocity Energy Trajectory TOF ...
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    That is extraordinarily generous.

    I hope the machine finds a good home with someone who appreciates the deal you are making them.

    GsT
  13. Thread: Bullet weld?

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    I may be speaking out of turn here. Never having...

    I may be speaking out of turn here. Never having blown up a rifle (though I've ruined a pistol...) I don't speak from experience. First, I don't think it has anything to do with the cases. A case...
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    The chuck is actually a separate accessory. ...

    The chuck is actually a separate accessory. IIRC, I bought my chuck elsewhere (still a 6-jaw) and mounted it to the TBAS. It doesn't do anything special for tapers, but you can shim them how you...
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    Oh yeah...

    give the True-Bore Alignment System a shot. I ain't never goin' back to that fussy stuff!

    GsT
  16. Thread: 700 Triggers

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    I don't disagree with any of the replies...

    ...but I've had pretty good luck tuning Remmy triggers (although, in practice, I follow AlinWa's advice and just buy new ones). I sedulously disagree with Mr. Hambly-Clarke (whose book is excellent...
  17. Thank you Jackie.

    I appreciate your sharing your methods some decade ago, as well as your response to my question.

    Cheers!

    GsT
  18. Has your process changed at all in those 10...

    Has your process changed at all in those 10 years?

    GsT
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    I'm sure it matters a great deal how good your...

    I'm sure it matters a great deal how good your surface prep is and what bedding compound you use. However, your numbers seem like an awfully thin layer to me. I aim for at least 0.062" (1/16") and...
  20. Thread: Kroil?

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    I love Kroil. It seems to creep between the...

    I love Kroil. It seems to creep between the barrel and lead fouling, in particular. It's also amazing for casting. Molds lubed with Kroil throw good articles the first time, so no need to clean...
  21. Thread: Anvil rehab?

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    If you must, then an angle grinder is quick and...

    If you must, then an angle grinder is quick and easy, but it's remarkable how much an anvil is restored just by use. (Well, it does nothing for the sides, but that's fine by me.) Not sure what...
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    I hope that you will follow up

    It would be interesting to hear if this barrel was better / worse / same as your other barrels. That being as close to "all else being equal" as we can probably hope for.

    GsT
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    For the technically astute/adventurous there's...

    For the technically astute/adventurous there's the very similar "open trickler" https://blog.ammolytics.com/2019-04-30/diy-smart-trickler.html which adds the advantage of vibratory, rather than...
  24. Thread: Action trued

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    It's very hard to give advice without seeing the...

    It's very hard to give advice without seeing the action, but normally there's a small ramp on the edge of the lugs that first meets the edge of the lug seat, and a corresponding chamfer on the lug...
  25. It's not a crucial bit of kit, but it's an easy...

    It's not a crucial bit of kit, but it's an easy way to get consistency across chambers and makes it child's play to hit exactly the depth you want. (Speaking as a user of the original MARS - I...
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