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    Maybe their treaty will protect them from...

    Maybe their treaty will protect them from lawsuits. What's next Jack Daniels.:)
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    I can only dream. Were I come from that would...

    I can only dream. Were I come from that would sell for $750 a square foot and would be on a 8,000 foot lot. We don't have tornado's to worry about ya the ground shakes a little and some fires, but...
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    Need a good foundation

    Your set up will only be as good as what it is setting on. The next time you at the range look through the scope and give the bench a smack at the same time
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    Jackie is right. When a barrel is drilled the...

    Jackie is right. When a barrel is drilled the drill is going to be pushed around by any harder spots it finds.
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    Costco sells them by the bag full LOL

    Costco sells them by the bag full LOL
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    [QUOTE=alinwa;830916]I've been making prototype...

    [QUOTE=alinwa;830916]I've been making prototype AL tuners, consequently I've cut a lot of stock in the bandsaw, there's probably a quart of shavings on and around.

    I have a small bandsaw, 64 1'2"...
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    Be careful wearing gloves

    Wearing gloves like nitrile or latex are OK if they are NOT reinforced. If your going to wear gloves you want something that will tear in caught on moving parts. In my years of selling equipment I...
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    Another way to put it is the two diameters on the...

    Another way to put it is the two diameters on the mandrel are eccentric to each other.
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    Call Don Nielson

    The only ones that will work right are the ones Don makes give him a call
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    You made a very good decision dies aren't that...

    You made a very good decision dies aren't that expensive your time is worth more.
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    +1

    +1
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    LOL those horrific rings you can see but can't...

    LOL those horrific rings you can see but can't feel. As a machine shop teacher I had years ago said, "It needs to be in tolerance, but above all it has to look good". Being in the shop business for...
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    As close as I can measure with a feeler gauge 1/2...

    As close as I can measure with a feeler gauge 1/2 turn will move the cutter in and out .002". Remember that is on radius which will be .004" on diameter. If you look the base is marked for a total...
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    You would get the .002" movement in 1/2 turn. ...

    You would get the .002" movement in 1/2 turn. More than 1/2 turn you start going the other way, but the tenth lines are about 1/8" apart so it's easy to get an accurate adjustment. By far the best...
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    Adding Facts to the discussion

    I took my pumpkin apart and put the mandrel in my lathe. Chucked up on the large end and indicated the large end for .000" TIR. Then I moved over to the small end and the indicator shows .002" TIR....
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    The mandrel is ground eccentric. Big end has a...

    The mandrel is ground eccentric. Big end has a different center line than the small end.
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    What makes the water more corrosive in the areas...

    What makes the water more corrosive in the areas they are working?
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    Seems to be a lot of fly it the pepper here

    Seems to be a lot of fly it the pepper here
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    Yes, if your trying to get rid of grease ans oil...

    Yes, if your trying to get rid of grease ans oil detergent will do the best job. It releases the surface tension so it can float away. Also use water as hot as you can stand to open the pores.
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    Detergent

    Dish washing detergent and hot water is going to clean grease and oil better than anything, and it it safe.
  21. Thread: A question

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    It allows the reamer to stay in aligned with the...

    It allows the reamer to stay in aligned with the hole I prebored even if the tail stock isnít. It also takes even torque on both sides of the reamer eliminating the reamer wanting climb like it does...
  22. Thread: A question

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    I hold the reamer in a gimbal to take the torque...

    I hold the reamer in a gimbal to take the torque and for alignment. This method has always made the rear of the chamber the same size as the reamer
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    Don't forget temperature change. As the head of...

    Don't forget temperature change. As the head of the lathe warms up while running the center line of the spindle to the bed distance changes. That amount times two is the amount the rear of you...
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    Good people and they put out a good barrel. ...

    Good people and they put out a good barrel. Rumor has it they will offer cut rifle barrels in the future.
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    I use a 6 jaw with copper wire and have never had...

    I use a 6 jaw with copper wire and have never had one slip. You do have to clamp on a straight section. If you can get a 6 jaw you will love it.
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