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    The car I remember most was Grump's '66 L-79...

    The car I remember most was Grump's '66 L-79 Nova, the first "Toy".
    http://www.quartermilestones.com/photos/raymann2/RMA6602.jpg

    In the final with Jere Stahl at the '66 SS Nats at York 30 Stahl...
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    I got tired using tape,clay and plumber's putty,...

    I got tired using tape,clay and plumber's putty, so I made this. :D

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    After the prep work I pull the barrel, install this stub and bed away.

    Bill
  3. Obviously not a lot. The lad even painted the...

    Obviously not a lot. The lad even painted the trigger, floor plate, action. If he could reach it with the brush it was painted! It was quite a mess. He also sanded the bluing off the barrel about...
  4. Try Citristrip. Look at this gem. Seems a lad...

    Try Citristrip.

    Look at this gem. Seems a lad "refinished" it using an unknown type of black paint applied with $.29 brush over the factory finish.
    http://i37.tinypic.com/210x7no.jpg


    After...
  5. Thread: go gauge

    by BillPa
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    Yes. The 338 Federal is nothing more than the...

    Yes.

    The 338 Federal is nothing more than the old wildcat 33-08, the 308 Win simply necked up to 338 caliber without any other changes. Headspace-Head Clearance specs are the same as the rest of...
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    Some others are bearings and Vee belts. At the...

    Some others are bearings and Vee belts. At the company I worked for we were able to buy various parts at company cost. I needed some belts for the tractor. At the local Cub dealer the cost for the...
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    Good morning John! Don't get too excited over...

    Good morning John!

    Don't get too excited over what the differences in the "head clearance" is between new and fired brass. The shoulders may or may not be EXACTLY right, so the placement of a...
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    Instead of using the factory .120" detent ball...

    Instead of using the factory .120" detent ball replace it with a .140", usually available at some better hardware stores.

    As far as disassembly-assembly is concerned......
  9. Thread: 270-08

    by BillPa
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    I shoot both a 270-08 and its better brother, the...

    I shoot both a 270-08 and its better brother, the improved version. For all practical purposes the '08 version approximates the Win performance, the improved version duplicates it, but burn about...
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    Looks like a new twist on an old idea....

    Looks like a new twist on an old idea.
    http://i43.tinypic.com/6nxn4n.jpg

    http://i41.tinypic.com/2pywb9s.jpg

    Bill
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    I re-bedded one a guy had done with black roof...

    I re-bedded one a guy had done with black roof patch. :confused:

    For my "Good Goop" of choice, Bob Pease (RIP) got me using Devcon F and F2 many moons ago, I still use them as well as the...
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    Rumor as far as the Federal Income Tax code is...

    Rumor as far as the Federal Income Tax code is concerned.

    However, under some State's Income tax code it may be. I can't speak for the others, but its not considered income under the Pa. Income...
  13. Thread: savage question

    by BillPa
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    Yes Larry, Some later models use a smooth nut,...

    Yes Larry,
    Some later models use a smooth nut, one of two types. One having a hole for a pin type spanner wrench, the other completely smooth. Fred (SSS) makes a wrench that works on both of...
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    ....and You can lengthen the slot in the...

    ....and
    You can lengthen the slot in the ejector a bit to allow it to keep the cartridge pressed against the raceway until it clears the port. Don't go too much. If it protrudes past the bolthead...
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    Nate, I haven't personally used the Subaru TEC,...

    Nate, I haven't personally used the Subaru TEC, but a few of the guys use it, SeaFoam and the stuff Mercury outboard dealers sell. I forget the name of it at the moment. They claim those products...
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    Just remove the blade. It doesn't affect the...

    Just remove the blade. It doesn't affect the trigger itself in any way, it only blocks the sear from dropping all the way in the event of a slam fire, bumping the trigger and etc., its a safety...
  17. Thread: 6-250-ackley

    by BillPa
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    Standard FL set? CH4D. Put in "6mm - 250" ( no...

    Standard FL set? CH4D. Put in "6mm - 250" ( no quotes) in the die search. http://www.ch4d.com/

    Bill
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    A solution to the problem is only a phone call or...

    A solution to the problem is only a phone call or email away.

    Joe DeGrande
    Director Of Customer Service
    Savage Arms, Inc.
    413-568-7001 (ext 4139)
    jdegrande@savagearms.com
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    Fred's comments describing the operation.

    Fred's comments describing the operation.
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    I just measure the indentation with a tapered...

    I just measure the indentation with a tapered point anvil for my depth mic.
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    More silly stuff..... Donuts? Carbon ring...

    More silly stuff.....

    Donuts? Carbon ring in the bore?

    Bill
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    No Dennis, none what so ever. I wouldn't try to...

    No Dennis, none what so ever. I wouldn't try to guess how many I swapped that way, 30-40...dunno. One day I shot and worked up loads for four different barrels at one range session, not that it made...
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    I'd never use a rear entry wrench on a Savage......

    I'd never use a rear entry wrench on a Savage...
    http://i42.tinypic.com/2hz7sli.jpg

    http://i40.tinypic.com/20iwen6.jpg

    except for swapping barrels at the range, on the tailgate of my truck...
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    Yes, the the .378" boltheads were discontinued...

    Yes, the the .378" boltheads were discontinued for the LA 110 actions( 5.062 action screw spacing), however you can use a short action bolthead with a extended firing pin stop-adjustment nut from...
  25. Thread: Savage boltface

    by BillPa
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    John, the countersink you talk about is caused...

    John, the countersink you talk about is caused more by the bolt head polishing process than machining. You may also find the bolt faces are dished to some extent, the larger diameters being the worst...
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