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  • tonykharper's Avatar
    01-20-2022, 10:35 AM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Jim, Which rimfire action are you using? Closing cam is the cam (s) in the action body or the bolt lugs that assist in closing the action....
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  • Chism G's Avatar
    01-20-2022, 09:59 AM
    Chism G replied to a thread West Texas Rail Gun in Railguns
    Skip,I can certainly relate to your problem.;) If you can send a photo from a mobile device(Phone) to my mail address, I think I can help get it...
    3 replies | 225 view(s)
  • jim1K's Avatar
    01-20-2022, 09:02 AM
    jim1K replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    I don't have a custom action that won't do the same without a huge bolt handle on it. they will all close nice and slow with the right lube on them....
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • Bob Smeltzer's Avatar
    01-20-2022, 08:20 AM
    Bob Smeltzer replied to a thread Bourbon in Rimfire Benchrest
    Wild Turkey Rare Breed!
    6 replies | 284 view(s)
  • markharp's Avatar
    01-20-2022, 12:37 AM
    markharp replied to a thread Bourbon in Rimfire Benchrest
    I’ve gotten to the point I don’t like to post but Tim’s lure hooked me! Scotch is great for people that like their whiskey from barrels that have...
    6 replies | 284 view(s)
  • Greyfox's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 07:52 PM
    Greyfox replied to a thread Bourbon in Rimfire Benchrest
    Michter's Rick
    6 replies | 284 view(s)
  • tim's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 03:40 PM
    tim replied to a thread Bourbon in Rimfire Benchrest
    That would be Scotch, although in a pinch Boubon makes for a passable parts cleaner.:p
    6 replies | 284 view(s)
  • Skip 1032ax's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 03:34 PM
    Skip 1032ax replied to a thread West Texas Rail Gun in Railguns
    It seems I can import photos but cannot export on this computer. Thanks Glen, I will try getting things your way. At 91 years and pushing 92 I fail...
    3 replies | 225 view(s)
  • kevinnevius's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 03:12 PM
    kevinnevius replied to a thread Bourbon in Rimfire Benchrest
    Oldman (me too! LOL): Love a discussion about Bourbon!! This topic is going to be about as opinionated as RFBR! After a few years of...
    6 replies | 284 view(s)
  • tonykharper's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 03:11 PM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Tim, I believe shooters can learn to overcome a great many things and still perform to some level. Shooting is somewhat of a mental thing, if...
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • Evelio's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 03:04 PM
    Evelio replied to a thread Bourbon in Rimfire Benchrest
    Maker's Mark, Angel's Envy, Woodford Reserve.
    6 replies | 284 view(s)
  • tonykharper's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 03:00 PM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Jim, I have no doubt a pre-64 Model 70 will do this. But rarely will they do it as smooth as the one in the video. The thing was pointing out...
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • tim's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 02:38 PM
    tim replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    He certainly does great work, apparently quite the interesting fellow as well. One of the guys from Harts is a friend of his from Super Shoot and was...
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • tonykharper's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 02:25 PM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Tim, You are correct, centerfire actions do this. Well, those that aren't bound up. The thing I was pointing out was how smooth the bolt falls...
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • Pete Wass's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 01:21 PM
    McMaster-Carr has them I just noticed. I was lucky enough to be able to buy a few from a used tool place near where I live summers. They had no idea...
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  • jim1K's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 01:12 PM
    jim1K replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Tony, A pre 64 model 70 will do the same thing, open the bolt and tilt the muzzle down and the bolt will close and the bolt handle will fall down...
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • tim's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 12:28 PM
    tim replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Tony, Another nice topic, another question. I understand the WLM school and your point about distraction. I have a gun which require a modest push...
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • tim's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 12:19 PM
    tim replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    It appears this to be a CF action without fire control in place. You buy most CFBR actions, BAT machine in particular, probably the most widely shot,...
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • Chism G's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 11:31 AM
    Chism G replied to a thread West Texas Rail Gun in Railguns
    Skip,if you need help posting pictures of your made from scratch.”West Texas Rail Gun” send photos to ,gchism@sbcglobal.net. I dont know about...
    3 replies | 225 view(s)
  • tonykharper's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 10:31 AM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Eidolon, In my experience anything that makes a rifle easier, and more consistent/reliable to operate helps! The shooting process has enough...
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • tonykharper's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 10:19 AM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Please take a look at the video and watch how easy it is for Jeff to close his bolt. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KaBHavEtqc TKH (4628)
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • Eidolon's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 10:08 AM
    Eidolon replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Tight tolerances and many hours of hand finish work. Impressive. But does that lead to better performance? I ask because I do not know.
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • Rimfireshooter's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 09:29 AM
    Wow! I am speechless.....
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • todde's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 08:49 AM
    todde replied to a thread Barrel Crowns in Rimfire Benchrest
    We look at the crown as a maintenance item. We keep a eye on them and the rest of the barrel with the bore scope. If they look to be losing their...
    22 replies | 2010 view(s)
  • PedroS's Avatar
    01-19-2022, 05:52 AM
    PedroS replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Oh, oh,... Flavio's perfect manufacturing! It's a pity he stop producing rimfire actions a long time ago.
    14 replies | 443 view(s)
  • tim's Avatar
    01-18-2022, 12:21 PM
    Pedro, They schedule two full tests a day AM & PM so it is pretty much full day with some customer service thrown in, usually all day Fridays. I...
    17 replies | 1083 view(s)
  • Eidolon's Avatar
    01-18-2022, 11:32 AM
    Lapua’s Marango test site is NOT closing. Albeit no testing can occur until Luke is replaced. Bet Capstone interviews a few people next week.
    17 replies | 1083 view(s)
  • David Apple's Avatar
    01-18-2022, 10:00 AM
    Jim Hooper and wife Robin were at our house a couple of weeks ago on their way to the Keys. Hard to believe he's gone. Life is short people. Rest...
    4 replies | 719 view(s)
  • PedroS's Avatar
    01-18-2022, 06:05 AM
    Maybe they don't offer other competences during the day. Here, in Europe, all range test officers are the same for at least 6 years. Don't remember...
    17 replies | 1083 view(s)
  • alinwa's Avatar
    01-17-2022, 10:39 PM
    this might just be an 'MUR'can thang.....
    1290 replies | 830546 view(s)
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