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  1. I qualified #7 on Saturday (-.83 under) and #5 on...

    I qualified #7 on Saturday (-.83 under) and #5 on Sunday (-.87 under). Went out second round both days. Second round Saturday I just drove the car too far before lifting and broke out by .002, Sunday...
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    Well, it's germane to your statement: ...

    Well, it's germane to your statement:



    Good shootin'. :) -Al
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    Tightened the receiver to the barrel shank. -Al

    Tightened the receiver to the barrel shank. -Al
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    Actually, not. As a matter of fact, I've...

    Actually, not.

    As a matter of fact, I've seen one example of a BR gun that had no threads in the receiver. The barrel shank area of the B.A.T. receiver was bored to remove the threads and a...
  5. Thread: Kroil?

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    Butch's Bore Shine for cleaning. One...

    Butch's Bore Shine for cleaning.

    One sloppy wet patch on an undersized jag, then a few wet brush strokes with a bronze brush, patch the crud out, then another loose wet one, then a tight dry...
  6. Mort, my index in G/SA is 12.00. I've gone as...

    Mort, my index in G/SA is 12.00. I've gone as quick as 11.14 (.86 under) in decent conditions. -Al
  7. It's just a Stocker....yawn. -Al

    It's just a Stocker....yawn. -Al
  8. Thanks, Dave. Good luck at Earlville with your...

    Thanks, Dave. Good luck at Earlville with your 409 this weekend. I'm headed to the new track in Onawa, Iowa this weekend for a two day Stock/Super Stock race.

    Stay frosty this weekend. :) -Al
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    Laffin' here....:D

    Laffin' here....:D
  10. Thread: Hard Turning?

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    Pete, I know the rule of thumb is to not have the...

    Pete, I know the rule of thumb is to not have the base of the bullet below the sized portion of the neck.

    We stumbled onto this with the 30 WareWolf case (basically a 308W -.165). No matter...
  11. Thread: Hard Turning?

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    They seem to have a bit of surface...

    They seem to have a bit of surface hardening...nothing like a production die (RCBS, Redding).

    A four flute, square edged end mill worked well. They are under $35 for carbide. Make sure you...
  12. Thread: Hard Turning?

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    Pete, my Harrel's are (actually....were ;) ) also...

    Pete, my Harrel's are (actually....were ;) ) also like that. I've cut the bushing seat on all of them to size the entire length of the case neck....as close to the neck/shoulder junction as possible...
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    Good deal, Jeff. :) -Al

    Good deal, Jeff. :) -Al
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    Jeff, here's a link to PTG's bolt. You can pick...

    Jeff, here's a link to PTG's bolt. You can pick your bolt face and ejector style from the menu to the side. At that price, you'l' be 'way ahead of what a good 'smith would charge. Plus you'll have...
  15. We were at Rock Falls, Wi. last weekend, just...

    We were at Rock Falls, Wi. last weekend, just outside of Eau Claire. Got down to the final 6 cars out of 111 entries. Pretty good weekend, all in all. :) -Al

    https://i.imgur.com/e7eKkqnh.jpg
  16. Thread: 30 BR barrel

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    This ^^^^^^ :cool:

    This ^^^^^^ :cool:
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    Hi Butch. It's crazy how much that stuff varies,...

    Hi Butch. It's crazy how much that stuff varies, isn't it? The guys back then trying to get those BR's to shoot must have been pulling their hair out at times.

    I've got some Remington head...
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    Dave, I have some NOS Remington 6BR brass in the...

    Dave, I have some NOS Remington 6BR brass in the factory boxes.

    -The necks measure .014
    -At .200 ahead of the extractor groove, it's .4694-ish (depends how I hold my tongue ;)).

    ...
  19. A pal had a '87-ish Jag XJS. Beautiful...

    A pal had a '87-ish Jag XJS. Beautiful car...white with camel leather. The original engine went four up and he did the sensible thing and bought a top of the line conversion kit and put a bone stock...
  20. This was my last street fighter, circa 2014. It...

    This was my last street fighter, circa 2014. It was built to be a sleeper with very few outward details. Other than the lowered stance from the Steeda suspension, it looked like nothing more than a...
  21. David, that wagon is 'way cool. :) -Al

    David, that wagon is 'way cool. :) -Al
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    Well you did ask about the front rest. I'll leave...

    Well you did ask about the front rest. I'll leave this one alone. :eek: -Al
  23. Jackie, I went to the dyno testing different oils...

    Jackie, I went to the dyno testing different oils and fuels. I'm really lucky to have a long time pal who has an in-house dyno as part of his race operation. NHRA has a list of accepted fuel for...
  24. Damn, Jackie....glad you didn't break your arm....

    Damn, Jackie....glad you didn't break your arm. You're likely more pizzed off about it than anything! ;)

    Good shootin'. :) -Al
  25. We had our first Stock/Super Stock race last...

    We had our first Stock/Super Stock race last weekend. More off season tweaks have picked up the performance a bit. One of the highlights was this second round match up. It was 'heads up', meaning...
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