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    Back in the early 60's I spent some time fitting...

    Back in the early 60's I spent some time fitting rifle barrels for Flaigs Lodge down in Pittsburg.They had a 4"-6" piece of pipe in the shop that went thru the floor at an angle in to a dirt pile....
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    The length is the important factor not the...

    The length is the important factor not the weight. This is why the 63 gr. Sierra semi point shoots so well in 14 twist barrels. The older M99 250-3000 rifles had 14 twist barrels and most of them...
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    Thru the years I have seen a few buttoned barrels...

    Thru the years I have seen a few buttoned barrels with loose spots. These barrels had not been lapped. I am guessing that the button either slowed up or stopped. I have an old 722 .222 with a loose...
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    Shorten the barrel OR counter bore the muzzle...

    Shorten the barrel OR counter bore the muzzle just past the hole. Either way you are in effect shortening the barrel.
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    Wasn't Charles Seitz a gunsmith and benchrest...

    Wasn't Charles Seitz a gunsmith and benchrest shooter of some accomplishment back in the 60's and early 70's?
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    Years ago one of the reloading die companies,I...

    Years ago one of the reloading die companies,I believe it was either C&H or Pacific, offered chrome plating and it didn't work out very well. Don't recall the problem. That was one of RCBS's selling...
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    When I was a youngster there were no such things...

    When I was a youngster there were no such things as dial or digital calipers. We either used a micrometer or a vernier caliper depending on what we were measuring. One advantage of a vernier caliper...
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    I think that you will find that there is no...

    I think that you will find that there is no difference in performance between CM or SS. Due to the nature of SS it tends to be more erosion resistant an less prone to corrosion when neglected. One of...
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    Check with Joe from "Plaza Machinery" -...

    Check with Joe from "Plaza Machinery" - Bethel,Vermont. He has quite an extensive website.
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    Which primers?

    I'm sure this subject has been raked over the coals extensively but I would like to know what some of you consider to be a good alternative for the "fed match primer". I noticed one of our vendors is...
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    Real pretty! Do you use an indicator or are your...

    Real pretty! Do you use an indicator or are your reflexes a lot faster than mine?
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    Skeetlee, Don,t pay much attention to my opinion...

    Skeetlee, Don,t pay much attention to my opinion as I'm just an old coot set in his ways who only uses high speed steel and has grown used to my antiques. When it comes to metal removal your machine,...
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    New grizzly "south bend heavy ten"

    Recieved grizzly's new catalogue today and was looking over their version of the SB H10. They look like a nice machine at a reasonable price but share no features with the original. Under "optional...
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    Wonder how the 125's will work in the 30 br?@,

    Wonder how the 125's will work in the 30 br?@,
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    Jerry, The two that I have are the old style.

    Jerry, The two that I have are the old style.
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    I have a pair of H10's,one with a fabricated...

    I have a pair of H10's,one with a fabricated stand and one made of cast iron. They are both made by SB. If there is any difference I cant tell. If these new machines are like the old ones Plaza...
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    My understanding is that there is no connection...

    My understanding is that there is no connection between gravity and and bullet velocity. As an example if you could drop a bullet out of your fingers at precisley the same time another bullet left...
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    My concern would be the way the stock is laid...

    My concern would be the way the stock is laid out. From the picture there appears to be the kind of figure in the forend that should be in butt. Once this piece of wood stabilizes there is no way to...
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    The barrels I am referring to are the ones...

    The barrels I am referring to are the ones Douglas was cutting,before anyone was using the button process. These barrels were (bore honed) BEFORE they were cut. Douglas claimed this process was...
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    To make a long story short, I think you will find...

    To make a long story short, I think you will find that the ONLY difference between Douglas and everyone else is that their tubes are not lapped. Their tolerances are every bit as good as the rest of...
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    Red lines disappeared when I pushed the "submit...

    Red lines disappeared when I pushed the "submit reply" button. I'm better with remingtons than I am computers!
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    Years ago we found out the hard way that in order...

    Years ago we found out the hard way that in order to build a ppc on a rem action we had to remove .025-.030 off the bolt nose. Doing that renderd the extractor useless so a sako extractor was...
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    Bob, I had the same concern as you and George...

    Bob,
    I had the same concern as you and George Carter told me about a slick little gadget he made up, something he said he learned from Vic Swindlehurst. It's cup that fits over the barrel shank and...
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    [QUOTE=shepp;728099]Might be the wrong forum but...

    [QUOTE=shepp;728099]Might be the wrong forum but I figured someone here would know. I am having a O/U shotgun re-blued and on the barrel block (believe mono bloc is proper term) the sides of it are...
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