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    I appreciate the input, Als (the plural of Al?). ...

    I appreciate the input, Als (the plural of Al?). Thanks! I will definitely try the painters tape and water mist - I also have some 4 flute end mills and will have to pick up some roughing style end...
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    Milling fiberglass stocks

    Since McMillan is no longer inletting there is a bit more work on this HV edge in my mill.
    Any tips on type/flute of endmill and speeds for a variable speed bridgeport?
    Have to cut the trigger...
  3. I use a carbide CCGT insert from Sandvik - it has...

    I use a carbide CCGT insert from Sandvik - it has an .008 nose radius and a chip breaker. Leaves an excellent finish at around 700ish for the tenon, and then I crank it up to 1200 for the shoulder...
  4. I am definitely not Dave, but I put a single wrap...

    I am definitely not Dave, but I put a single wrap of wax paper from the neck to the bottom of the reamer. Just enough to overlap.
    Ran it in with the machine running and went in about .025. Took it...
  5. I may have fist pumped like Tiger a few times...

    I may have fist pumped like Tiger a few times when the borescope showed a chatter free finish and the lands cut concentric. I had also run into some chatter in my threads. An insidious change that...
  6. And the wax paper did the trick. Two passes and...

    And the wax paper did the trick. Two passes and then all went smooth with a nice finish in the end.
    Thanks!
  7. Thank you very much for the replies as it is much...

    Thank you very much for the replies as it is much appreciated!
    I will give the wax paper a go, and then try the hand feeding method if that doesn't go (I flipped a coin).
    I will let you know how it...
  8. reamer chatter - undersized o.d. non-standard bushing i.d.

    Have a Clymer reamer with a bushing that is .002 undersize - not 0.0002, it measures .298 and usually I need .3004 for these barrels. My PTG bushings rattle around on the end of the reamer while the...
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    Al, There is a great Youtube channel, Stefan...

    Al,
    There is a great Youtube channel, Stefan Gotteswinter, and he uses small, often home ground, CBN tools all the time. You may already be aware of his channel, but thought I would throw it out...
  10. Thread: stuck barrel

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    I recently had this happen to a barrel/action...

    I recently had this happen to a barrel/action that I did the work on and did the initial tightening to the action. Still can't figure out how it happened as I have done a fair number with no issues,...
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    I will throw in a positive for the multifix...

    I will throw in a positive for the multifix system. I got mine from pewetools and it is excellent. You may be able to use some of your larger tooling with it, but if not it is still a great system....
  12. Thread: Lathe

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    I have the Emco v13, the big brother to the super...

    I have the Emco v13, the big brother to the super 11,and it is an excellent lathe for barrel work. If had found one, I would take the super 11 for ease of maneuvering when it comes time to move...
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    Jerry, I have read your posts over the years...

    Jerry,
    I have read your posts over the years asking for people to use their real names on these forums, and, while I understand your desire to know who is posting and connect them with a match list,...
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    and if you call to order them, have a note pad...

    and if you call to order them, have a note pad handy and be ready to hear the TRUTH and write it all down.
    I have been using Randy's bullets for over a decade and won a decent amount with them,...
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    I don't know if there are any easy ways to clean...

    I don't know if there are any easy ways to clean an older machine - I have three that I have had down to bare bones, and it just takes time and a good degreaser. Wax and grease remover works well...
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    As far as the firing pin spring removal goes, Jim...

    As far as the firing pin spring removal goes, Jim has a great video on his tool.
    Don't tell anyone, but the flat surfaces of the clamp on a harrels combo press can be drilled and tapped for the...
  17. Not sure if they are still around, but Stan Ware...

    Not sure if they are still around, but Stan Ware made some excellent videos on Remington trigger timing, bolt lapping, etc...
    They were on his website initially, but I belive it is no longer...
  18. threading away from the shoulder - a tool to consider

    I know that this topic has been discussed ad nauseum, but I haven't seen mention of this tool before and wanted to share my experience with it.
    If you go to ebay.com and search for "goose neck...
  19. Thread: Bat B problems

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    Just a quick comment on the glue in and the bolt...

    Just a quick comment on the glue in and the bolt stop screw access. I have done a couple BATs and Bordens, and have drilled a hole through the stock and made an aluminum tube to fit in the hole. ...
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    Had the truck and camper all set to go, time off...

    Had the truck and camper all set to go, time off from work, and plenty of bullets, powder, and other crap ready to go.
    I will be ready for next year, Jim. My first and last at Kelblys!
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    I was only able to know him for the past two...

    I was only able to know him for the past two years, but he taught me a lot about shooting and machining. Always ready to help out, and wish I had more time with him.
    He was an ambassador for...
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    How about a hand file? If all you are wanting to...

    How about a hand file? If all you are wanting to do is break the edge a file will do it and will be much less cost than an entire router and bit.

    My .02, but might not be worth that.
    Mike
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    I'll second the sentiment, Rick. It was a...

    I'll second the sentiment, Rick. It was a beautiful day, great guys, and Jack gave a great clinic. So much information in the morning, a great meal cooked by some of the members of the range, and...
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    Sent.

    Sent.
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    I'll throw in a second on the past strap on...

    I'll throw in a second on the past strap on recoil pad. I wore one for all the years of score shooting and, though it may not have been the manliest thing on the line, it made shooting a very...
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