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    Looks like a 10 ogive and I believe those were on...

    Looks like a 10 ogive and I believe those were on a 1" and confirmed on his website as such (just checked). I shot the 7's in both 118 on the 1" and 112 on the .925's and know plenty of people who...
  2. I remember when he got his precision rifleman...

    I remember when he got his precision rifleman jacket and how he would just quietly kick all of our butts. Always approachable and willing to help out a new shooter his passing is definitely a loss...
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    Sticky: Jim, Can't thank you and the boys and the whole...

    Jim,
    Can't thank you and the boys and the whole crew for keeping things running smooth all week and very glad to hear that you are back on your feet. Ian did a great job as MC for the awards...
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    Unfortunately, this is my friend's gun though I...

    Unfortunately, this is my friend's gun though I can confidently say he is meticulous with his prep and measurements. Not sure if he anneals/stress relieves after necking up or sizing initially, ...
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    That Super Shoot glow and Super Angels

    the glow:
    This was my first, and maybe last or at least for a while, Super Shoot and I took 16th in the HV grand and got 49th overall. My goal for the match was to get top 50 for a single target...
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    Thanks, Mike, it does help a lot. I have done...

    Thanks, Mike, it does help a lot. I have done maybe 15 or 20 barrels at this point and have not come across this in any of the 30br chambers. My first clue was the that brass from another gun that...
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    Brass click part deux - same reamer

    Since the cone depth wouldn't likely cause the clicking issue - the same reamer was used to cut this chamber as multiple other barrels, same sizing die and fireforming process was used though done in...
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    Thanks, Mike, I really appreciate it. It was...

    Thanks, Mike, I really appreciate it. It was definitely not an intentional spec, but my buddy is having a click start up and we are trying to trouble shoot it. Same reamer as I have done multiple...
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    Cone depth and brass click?

    Would a cone depth for a 30br that was a thou or 2 too deep (.011 or .012)cause brass to click?
    Mike
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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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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!
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    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...
  17. 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...
  19. 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....
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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...
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