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    05-10-2021, 02:12 PM
    GeneT replied to a thread Texas Got Right in General Discussion
    Arizona & Utah both have permits AND constitutional carry. The permit recognizes a few more liberties in AZ, I'm unsure about Utah (although I have...
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    05-05-2021, 08:40 AM
    Are you chucking directly on the brass? GsT
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    05-04-2021, 05:43 PM
    There are a handful of holders that are basically a shelll-holder with a center post that tightens against the brass - they're a pretty good balance...
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    04-30-2021, 09:10 AM
    GeneT replied to a thread Shooting glasses? in General Discussion
    I've been using Rudy Project glasses for the last ~20 years (same pair!). Great glasses, interchangeable lenses. I find myself mostly using the...
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    04-23-2021, 11:07 PM
    GeneT replied to a thread Lathe in Gunsmiths Corner
    I bought my current lathe ~20 years ago, the company is still around, but I think their smallest machine now is a 16x60. For the uninitiated "14x40"...
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    04-22-2021, 08:22 AM
    I doubt they are - I've never seen a tolerance spec on the length, which would presumably be stated if they were. GsT
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    04-21-2021, 07:16 AM
    BUT, I think the reason the "real" standards are full-scale is to detect any distortion in the threaded rod at the heart of the thing - if it's bent...
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    04-21-2021, 07:12 AM
    GeneT replied to a thread Cutting a Dovetail in Gunsmiths Corner
    Neither my Springfield 1911 nor my M&P Pro are tapered, haven't checked the Glock, but I doubt they've ever been. My older Kimbers *are* tapered -...
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    04-20-2021, 07:14 AM
    GeneT replied to a thread Cutting a Dovetail in Gunsmiths Corner
    That was once common, but no longer is. It provides no real benefit (other than trying to figure out which way to drive a sight in or out). Most...
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    04-20-2021, 07:09 AM
    ...are the reason "they" want gun laws - those are just talking points to get the mindless masses to trudge after them. It's not about fixing crime...
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    04-19-2021, 07:43 AM
    GeneT replied to a thread Cutting a Dovetail in Gunsmiths Corner
    Definitely. For sight cuts I like to make that center cut a couple thou deeper than my dovetail depth as well - makes it a little easier to get the...
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    04-13-2021, 09:32 PM
    I think the mic Dave Tooley linked https://www.amazon.com/Shars-Indicating-Micrometer-00005-303-2301/dp/B082QSLH1C/ is a safer bet - same or better...
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    04-11-2021, 09:28 AM
    GeneT replied to a thread Air Force Talon in Airgun Benchrest
    ...but take a look at the UTG airgun scopes - they're pretty good for the money and have held up well for me. GsT
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