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    Flitz

    I've tried Carbon Killer, Carb Out, Wipe Out, CLR and a host of other heralded barrel cleaning products.

    Like Dan, I've found Flitz to be the best for removing stubborn carbon.
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    I run a light cut 32 TPI on the...

    I run a light cut 32 TPI on the pillars....005-.010 deep. It raises the surface just enough to provide a snug fit and nice cavities for the epoxy. If they are a little tight they will sometimes ...
  3. Tazzman thanks for the response.

    Tazzman thanks for the response.
  4. 6.5 SAUM in 700 LA....block mag and shorten follower???

    Chambered a 6.5 SAUM in a 700 LA. It feeds perfectly as is.

    Is there any reason to block the magazine and cut off the follower if it is feeding as is??

    Rick M.
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    Thanks for replying Dave. I was hoping you would ...

    Thanks for replying Dave. I was hoping you would respond. :cool:
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    Thanks for the reply Mike. After 31 views and...

    Thanks for the reply Mike.

    After 31 views and no response I was beginning to think that either:

    1. I had just divulged one of the deepest inner most trade secrets
    2. No one wants to admit to...
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    Removing reamer burrs

    @ALINWA
    "Sometimes when we barrel a rifle we create some tiny smears or burrs where the chambering reamer shears off the lands along the slope of the leade, I have some thoughts about WHY this...
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    Just an FYI: Harbor Freight has various sized ...

    Just an FYI:

    Harbor Freight has various sized Pelican clones that may work for the Seb.....$60.

    Large is 17 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 12 7/8 and waterproof.

    Just noticed them for the first time at my...
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    "Upside down and backwards"

    I also thread left to right plunging straight in using the DRO.

    Learned that from my mentor, a 60year machinist who's still doing it and going strong at 75.

    He calls it "upside down and...
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    I bead blast the lower half of the action,...

    I bead blast the lower half of the action, masking off the upper half to the stock line and any holes the would allow the blasting material to enter the action interior.

    After blasting I wipe it...
  11. Thread: Front rest

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    Webphut, Urban Rifleman markets a 3-D...

    Webphut,

    Urban Rifleman markets a 3-D printed, 3 inch wide front bag rider on Accurate Shooter Shooters Forum. It looks like a solid set up, attaching to a Picatinny rail.

    Rick M.
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    Thanks Al.........one of your best.

    Thanks Al.........one of your best.
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    Scales..........Grounding Exterior Box for Static or Electronics Inside?????

    I have an old VIC 123.....it's zero is very consistent after I changed one of the settings to Auto Re-Zero. I can leave it on for days and its still zero when I return.

    However I'd still like to...
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    Sorry meant socket not hex

    Al: Sorry in my addition above I meant to say I start with a socket flat head cap screw and reduce the head to .375 to fit trigger guards. I've also tried regular socket cap screws and they work as...
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    I have always used a carbide insert parting tool,...

    I have always used a carbide insert parting tool, .........maybe its just not been sharp enough or not well centered enough for Grade 8.

    Thanks........I'll try that again re-checking for center...
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    I don't use a center.

    Does a center bottom out in the hex recess?

    Al:

    I don't even bother to to use a center, sticking the head out of the chuck the minimum necessary. I use a 60 degree insert and set the compound...
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    Air Cut Off Tool

    I make action screws from flat head socket cap screws..........stainless or black oxide as required. I turn the head down to .375 and move the 82 degree taper up to the .375 head diameter. This may...
  18. Sig Saur Sierra 3 BDX

    Sig Saur Sierra 3 BDX.......It pairs smart phone and range finder data via Blue Tooth to adjust the scope aiming point.
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    1/2 inch pink construction foam insulation backer and 65# copy paper targets

    I have had the same 4x4 sheet of 1/2 inch pink construction foam as my target backer for about ten years. It is self healing and impervious to weather. Targets are usually stapled in the same place...
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    Good Stuff of Which You Write

    Al,
    Your first paragraph reads like a lead in to a Stephen King novel, "Stand by Me" comes to mind. It brought back many old memories.... good stuff. Thanks for sharing.
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    Yes this. Bed it in Devcon or Marin-tex...

    Yes this.
    Bed it in Devcon or Marin-tex floating the barrel and fill forearm voids with Accra-Glass/lead shot mixture to stiffen it and fill buttstock with lead shot only and you will have a 17...
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    .243 to SAUM Conversion

    Al:
    I converted a .243 700 SA to a 6.5 SAUM using a Wyatt extended box. Besides opening the rails and extending the box mortise 'there are two points at the rail/ramp junction that need to be opened...
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    Thanks Al. I should noted that this is for LR...

    Thanks Al. I should noted that this is for LR application. I've previously only pinned my rails. There's still a few tenths theoretical movement on the slip side of each dowel pin, which I put on...
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    Pin and Glue???

    For BR would you benefit from pinning and gluing Picatinny rails??? Or is either sufficient on its own??
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    2 Inch Pink Construction Foam Core Laminated between 1/4" Plywwod

    2 inch pink construction foam core laminated between 1/4 inch plywood with 2"x 3/4" wood sides sandwiched around the edge makes a very stiff and light top. The foam can be cut out for plywood...
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