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    One of our area drag strips is using the Norfolk...

    One of our area drag strips is using the Norfolk Nucor's slag to incorporate into the pit area ground...like they do with asphalt millings. I was there last Sunday, in fact.

    Small world. :)...
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    Jackie, did they come from the Nucor facility in...

    Jackie, did they come from the Nucor facility in Norfolk, Nebraska?
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    Finally got back to this one. Lapped the top ring...

    Finally got back to this one. Lapped the top ring halves. They were pretty round out of the box.

    https://i.imgur.com/2tkqwXmm.jpg

    Since there wasn't much taken off, the Pro Bed was thinned...
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    Boyd, I did something along those lines with this...

    Boyd, I did something along those lines with this one I built. It's a short 700 chambered for what I call the 300 WMM (Whitetail Whack Master) based on the 300 WSM case. With a NightForce NSX...
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    Dave, do we shop at the same stores?

    Asking for a friend.....;) -Al

    https://i.imgur.com/Ps4AhCQm.jpg
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    Those were the Nimbus rings. They haven't been...

    Those were the Nimbus rings. They haven't been available for some time. -Al
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    Basic physics calculations show us that on...

    Basic physics calculations show us that on average, a scope 'weighs' about 7 times it's normal weight during the inertia moment. The inertia moment lasts only a few milliseconds. Once the gun begins...
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    Straight and solid. :) -Al ...

    Straight and solid. :) -Al

    https://i.imgur.com/sJDvhfEl.jpg
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    After curing, pop the bases off the action. If...

    After curing, pop the bases off the action. If you've got it right, here's what they should look like...100% contact between the underside of the bases and the receiver. Now, trim off the edges,...
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    Lots of ways to do stuff that works. I started...

    Lots of ways to do stuff that works. I started doing them this way in the mid '90's....pre-Base Align tool. None have moved or loosened. ;)

    Good shootin'. :) -Al
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    Bedding bases

    This is a simple thing you can do to insure maximum contact between the bases and receiver and make sure the bases are aligned longitudinally. Normally, I use the excellent Base Align, designed by...
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    Wally, even though re-contouring an already...

    Wally, even though re-contouring an already finished button rifled barrel may change the internal dimensions, it's doubtful that's the culprit. A 'bad' (by BR standards) button rifled barrel would...
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    I savvied your load for the 7.65 cartridge re:...

    I savvied your load for the 7.65 cartridge re: pressures with that action, Wally ;)

    The dovetail/ring deal is a bit herky, though likely useable with a quality rimfire ring and assuming a...
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    Wally, properly bedding one of those Mausers goes...

    Wally, properly bedding one of those Mausers goes a long way.

    Can you post some pics of the dovetails you milled? -Al
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    Justin, that's something I added. -Al

    Justin, that's something I added. -Al
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    The base bedding is more apparent on this one....

    The base bedding is more apparent on this one. This is on the infamous 'Red Hammer' gun after being rubbed on by Stan Ware and it's Lazurus-like resurrection. ;) There's also bedding between the...
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    You need to be very aware of what the BATF terms...

    You need to be very aware of what the BATF terms the 'handling chain' when dealing with these. These transactions can be smooth as silk and it's the transferring NFA dealer that does the heavy...
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    Here's a list of NFA dealers: ...

    Here's a list of NFA dealers:

    http://classiiidealers.com/home/?page_id=17

    Not all NFA dealers do transfers. And not all Class 3 dealers are NFA dealers. Pals of mine have used several of...
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    Well said, Wayne. :cool: -Al

    Well said, Wayne. :cool: -Al
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    Justin, bedding the bases to the receiver...

    Justin, bedding the bases to the receiver accomplishes several good things. Most importantly, it gives 100% contact between the base and the receiver. If you look at bases that have been mounted for...
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    Here's the result. If you compare this to the...

    Here's the result. If you compare this to the 'before' pic...even assuming that the 'ridges' were making 100% in contact...the 'after' pic clearly shows a doubling of the contact area. It's hard to...
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    They do, indeed. :) I've also used...

    They do, indeed. :)

    I've also used synthetic 30mm-to-1" scope ring reducers with very good results. On my 10.5 lb. 30BR, it had 30mm Kelbly double screw rings with a set of flanged 30mm-to-1"...
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    Yep. ;) -Al

    Yep. ;) -Al
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    I normally do the tops also, Kevin. The Kelbly's...

    I normally do the tops also, Kevin. The Kelbly's I posted have the tops done with AcraGlas Gel so the color is different than the bottoms.

    Good shootin'. :) -Al
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    Jackie, that's a darn good question. I...

    Jackie, that's a darn good question.

    I started out bedding specific scopes to specific rings in the past but inevitably ended up changing scopes and/or rings around from gun to gun. Checking...
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