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    I have done it that a time or two but just by...

    I have done it that a time or two but just by undercutting tight to the tenon and leaving a perpendicular ring that bears on the action. It was a theoretical exercise that didnít provide any measure...
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    There are some that say an even .050Ē is good and...

    There are some that say an even .050Ē is good and I find little to argue about that. Iíll often mill out a little more generously behind the recoil lug on the sides, leaving a 1/2Ē wide strip of...
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    Well just so you donít feel alone Al, I often use...

    Well just so you donít feel alone Al, I often use two patches just as you describe. I play with everything from 17ís to 50ís and the two patch method works great when I need a little tighter fit. ...
  4. Thread: 30br

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    Sounds like a 30 Major (Grendel) would work!

    Sounds like a 30 Major (Grendel) would work!
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    I would call up Bob White at the Shooters Corner...

    I would call up Bob White at the Shooters Corner and pose those exact questions to him. My bet is he would have something on hand that would be exactly what your looking for without you having to...
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    Not surprised, the 108 has the same length jacket...

    Not surprised, the 108 has the same length jacket as the 123's. It didn't stabilize in a 9.something twist 6.5 TCU pistol I tried it in. Printed perfect sideways holes at 25 yards with that one! ...
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    I was going to suggest the 123, 136 and even the...

    I was going to suggest the 123, 136 and even the 108 Scenars...beautiful bullets.
  8. Thread: cool font?

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    My opinion could very well be based on the fact...

    My opinion could very well be based on the fact that I use a Famco P1-2 pantograph engraver and have all of....two sets of font. One plain old block letter and another one of fancy script. My...
  9. Thread: cool font?

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    Not a big fan. NOT bad, just not Ďití

    Not a big fan. NOT bad, just not Ďití
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    Why not just hone the neck out to the diameter...

    Why not just hone the neck out to the diameter you want??? No bushings needed and no expander either.
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    Alinwa Take a look at the gunwerks action they...

    Alinwa
    Take a look at the gunwerks action they came out with, they keyed the lug to the action face with raised/recessed portions of the lug and action face that interlocked. It looks like that...
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    When I thread metric on my lathe, I disengage the...

    When I thread metric on my lathe, I disengage the half jut just like standard threads, but reverse the spindle and re-engage the halfnut on the same number I was in on its way back and carry the tool...
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    I used pistons from a big Diesel engine for...

    I used pistons from a big Diesel engine for standoffs (metal scrap bin find). Faced the top, turned the base and put a hard rubber bench material under each so contact was solid around the perimeter...
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    Hmm, Iíll admit it, I just canít help myself and...

    Hmm, Iíll admit it, I just canít help myself and i polish chambers after cutting them. 280/320 ish grit on a split brass rod run in and out fast enough to give a 45 degree crosshatch...
  15. Thread: Mini lathes?

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    In Canada maybe you can find a good used Standard...

    In Canada maybe you can find a good used Standard Modern lathe. They are very good machines, and weíre made in Canada
  16. I've had a few barrels cryo treated in the past. ...

    I've had a few barrels cryo treated in the past. One was only 'because'. It was the first barrel I chambered myself and I took a SM Shilen unturned 7mm blank and turned it to a sporter weight and...
  17. I remember an earlier account of Krieger using...

    I remember an earlier account of Krieger using cryo, and it was done before any other operation other than cutting the stock to length. Mentioned in the conversation was that by cryo treating the...
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    I’m currently in the midst of chambering 5...

    I’m currently in the midst of chambering 5 Fclass barrels, all the same 284 reamer, 3 Brux and two Bartlein Barrels. All to be used interchangeably on three Borden Actions. Brux are the standard 4...
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    Iíve read about, but not tried yet, lapping out...

    Iíve read about, but not tried yet, lapping out your sizing die to provide the proper amount of sizing. There is an excellent gunsmith book out there by William Hambly-Clark that has a whole chapter...
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    Yep, that's a good point. If the entire shank...

    Yep, that's a good point. If the entire shank max size is 1.050's, it's still very useable, you will just have to use a barrel nut arrangement.
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    Iíd use it without hesitation. You can still get...

    Iíd use it without hesitation. You can still get a minimal thread fit while threading and itíll be fine.
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    Vais has a good selection of brakes with larger...

    Vais has a good selection of brakes with larger diameter threads and finer pitch threads to increase minor thread diameter on the tenon. They work fairly well for hunting rifles with smaller...
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    Check to see what your zeroing conditions are and...

    Check to see what your zeroing conditions are and Ďcurrentí conditions, primarily altitude. Shooter allows you to zero in one set of conditions and then get an accurate trajectory table for another...
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    That's why I ask, all I hear are 'incredible...

    That's why I ask, all I hear are 'incredible deals'...$100 would be an incredible deal would it not? And again, no answer to the question. Guess you have to be there to find out.
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    I was thinking of making it as I was headed South...

    I was thinking of making it as I was headed South this weekend BUT itís a good thing for my pocket $ I missed it Iím sure.

    So how much do the swap meet barrels go for from Shilen? I always hear...
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