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  1. Thread: Lathe dogs

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    I stopped using faceplates decades ago. I chuck...

    I stopped using faceplates decades ago.
    I chuck a piece of round stock in the chuck and peel it to a 30 deg. taper with the compound rest.
    Put the leg of the lathe dog against one of the jaws and...
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    Would you consider donating them to the school...

    Would you consider donating them to the school where I teach Precision Machining?
    Allow the kids to use them.................
  3. Thread: H&R Sportsman 999

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    Yes, I can see it in the diagram, and the spring...

    Yes, I can see it in the diagram, and the spring on the hand has the bend in it.
    When I try to put it all together it wseems like the spring is just a very small amount too short.
    That is puzzling...
  4. Thread: H&R Sportsman 999

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    Great idea!! Lemme try that. Right now I am...

    Great idea!!
    Lemme try that. Right now I am frustrated with it and I need to leave it be for a coupla days.
    Will let you know when I get back to it
  5. Thread: H&R Sportsman 999

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    By the time I get everything "loaded" and ready...

    By the time I get everything "loaded" and ready to go in to the frame, it just falls apart and I cannot get it to go in place. I had to put it down and walk away from it.

    It also seems as though...
  6. Thread: H&R Sportsman 999

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    Thanks Al. Yes, I have this diagram and I...

    Thanks Al.
    Yes, I have this diagram and I understand where the parts go for assemble.
    I cannot for the life of me get part #33 to comply and go home where it's supposed to go.
    I guess it's one of...
  7. Thread: H&R Sportsman 999

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    H&R Sportsman 999

    Hi guys, been a while since I have posted on this forum.
    i realize this is not a benchrest question, but I have had near zero luck with other forums and internet searches looking for help.

    I have...
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    Interesting. Nobody even mentioned the Cowan...

    Interesting.
    Nobody even mentioned the Cowan rest for just 240 bucks, and the kids that make them get all the money.
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    Sportwick For Resizing?

    You know the stuff that I am talking about, it is probably packaged under several different names.
    It is the stuff that office people and bank tellers use to keep their fingertips moistened for...
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    I realize that you might have a hard time...

    I realize that you might have a hard time beliveing this, but......
    When you are geting chatter in a parting operation, feed it faster.
    If possible, have a bottle of cool tool in one hand and drip...
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    Thanks, I found the website for shadetree...

    Thanks, I found the website for shadetree engineering. What is the website/contact info for Gene Beggs?
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    Thanks Jackie I actually did go to the IBS...

    Thanks Jackie
    I actually did go to the IBS website looking fo rthe rules and I guess I just didn't look hard enough.
    Do you have contact info for Gene Beggs and Butch Lambert?
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    IBS Rules For Tuners

    What is the current rule for using tuners for competition on VFS rifles?
    Is anyone currently building and selling tuners?
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    Well it's about time. I am announcing my .45BR...

    Well it's about time.
    I am announcing my .45BR next week.
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    Cool Tool II

    Cool Tool II
  16. Thread: Joe Cowan?

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    Hey Joe, What's going on? Someone looking for...

    Hey Joe, What's going on?
    Someone looking for me.
    I hope you're not going to "beat me up" haha
    My address is: cowanhaus@gmail.com
    Talk to you soon!
    Joe Cowan
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    We had three Hardinge HLV Tooroom lathes when I...

    We had three Hardinge HLV Tooroom lathes when I worked for Veeder-Root.
    Nicest lathe I ever ran, bar none.
    Spindle hole too small for barrel work.
  18. Thread: Benchrest Folks

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    Benchrest Folks

    My 23 year old son is showing some interest in long range shooting. Mostly for hunting deer. He has been asking me a lot of questions, caliber, action, stock, etc..... and wants me to build him a...
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    I have pillar bedded several Remington 37's. ...

    I have pillar bedded several Remington 37's.
    The 37 is built like a brick and the large flat surface on the bottom makes for a super bedding job.
    I like to use Devcon Steel putty, gives a super...
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    30 BR Barrel Setback

    I have a 30 Br with unknown rounds through it. I am guessing maybe 3,000 rounds. I have been shooting H4198 ans Euber bullets through it since day 1.
    It has been mine since new, chambered it...
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    I'l third that on the Krag. I have 2 1898 Krags...

    I'l third that on the Krag.
    I have 2 1898 Krags and they are the smoothest bolt action I haver used.
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    Thanks for your input papapaul. I don't mean to...

    Thanks for your input papapaul. I don't mean to argue with you, but.........it seems like the deer are working these salt licks. There are fresh tracks and other sign in the area.
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    Salt Lick for Deer. Bleach?

    I have heard two different times over the last couple of months that using bleach on a stump along with salt attracts the deer better. I have never heard of this before. Then my son asked me if I saw...
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    I have been in a Machine Shop all my adult life...

    I have been in a Machine Shop all my adult life and now teach Precision Machining. On the shop floor all day long walking in chips. The best shoes I have found are Wolverine Durashocks. Comfortable,...
  25. Thread: BR 4s Are Back

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    BR 4s Are Back

    Over the last 15 months or so I have started, and participated in, a few threads regarding primer availability. Namely the CCI BR4.
    CCI "owed" me 3 bricks of primers and I had to wait on them due to...
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