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  1. Make a tight fitting screw for the existing hole....

    Make a tight fitting screw for the existing hole. Screw it into the hole and then grab it in a drill chuck, or collet, with the barrel held loosely in the vise. Adjust the table till the vise is able...
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    My Nephew bought a set for his house. They worked...

    My Nephew bought a set for his house. They worked well for the price and he with no training was able to assemble.
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    We are trying a product called XL-8 Plastic Coat...

    We are trying a product called XL-8 Plastic Coat to mark our range tools as they keep getting "borrowed" by the different ranges. Trying to keep one set in each range, hoping different colors will...
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    Info on the lathe please. Bed length? Gear box...

    Info on the lathe please. Bed length? Gear box type? Drive location? Any tooling? Follower or Steady? Price?
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    I finally got it dug out and took pictures. All...

    I finally got it dug out and took pictures. All info is in the link.
    Goodell-pratt Toolsmith lathe - Hand Tools - Branchville, New Jersey | Facebook Marketplace
  6. Updated my listing if anyone wants it....

    Updated my listing if anyone wants it.
    Goodell-pratt Toolsmith lathe - Hand Tools - Branchville, New Jersey | Facebook Marketplace
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    Bottom of the home page. Link to Shop planner

    Bottom of the home page. Link to Shop planner
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    The Grizzly web site has a free workshop planning...

    The Grizzly web site has a free workshop planning program that works well. You can move the machines and change the sizes to match what you have.
  9. I have one for sale here in NJ. I had it listed...

    I have one for sale here in NJ. I had it listed on Facebook Marketplace, need to refresh the listing.
  10. You can thread it for a set screw with a little...

    You can thread it for a set screw with a little teat machined on the end. Make the teat short enough not to intrude into the bore. Any gaps around the teat will be filled and sealed with copper...
  11. The buffer weight and spring and gas block all...

    The buffer weight and spring and gas block all work together to ensure reliable operation with a given load. Mess with one and you will have to change something else. Change the load and all the...
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    What length bed?

    What length bed?
  13. Don't forget that most gun problems are caused by...

    Don't forget that most gun problems are caused by either "Bad operator headspace" or a "Loose nut holding the trigger".
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    Bore it to .750" then use a bedding compound to...

    Bore it to .750" then use a bedding compound to make it fit.
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    Brownell's sells sets of gunsmith taps in carbon...

    Brownell's sells sets of gunsmith taps in carbon steel. These are made so that when (not if) you break one in a gun part,they can be shattered with a punch and the pieces picked out. The individual...
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    Your welcome.

    Your welcome.
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    Use a larger diameter screw. If I remember...

    Use a larger diameter screw. If I remember correctly it needs a #8 of #10 to fit after removing the taper from the original holes. If you're going to use a #6 screw on gun work, use a 6-40 of 6-48,...
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    We rebuilt some of the M2010 and they went from...

    We rebuilt some of the M2010 and they went from being 2 moa guns to 1/2moa. Part of the rebuild was to skim bed the action block using Marine-Tex.
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    Use the 4 opposing set screws. They work and give...

    Use the 4 opposing set screws. They work and give you the ability to set a no wind zero. That is how we used to build the military match rifles before optics.
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    If you can find it, Buttercut is made with lard...

    If you can find it, Buttercut is made with lard oil. Or just use bacon grease.
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    Use a 6-40 or 6-48 tap and screw. Much stronger...

    Use a 6-40 or 6-48 tap and screw. Much stronger tap than 6-32. A 6-32 tap is the most prone to breakage due to its root diameter vs the thread diameter.
  22. Thread: Off Topic

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    It was a good read

    It was a good read
  23. I have used the Barnes solid copper "X" bullet...

    I have used the Barnes solid copper "X" bullet since they came out with it. I have used the .30cal 180gr in a 30-06 on everything from little steenbuk up to Kudu. With plenty of deer and elk in...
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    Back in the old days we had a toolbox like a...

    Back in the old days we had a toolbox like a Kennedy #520 or a wooden Union or Gestener. This was full of small hand tools that you made during your apprenticeship and a 6" vernier caliper and a ...
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    If you want the Micrometer Reamer Stop (MARS)...

    If you want the Micrometer Reamer Stop (MARS) contact Rustystud at [email protected] He is the designer and patent holder on it and has an improved version that he is selling. Our...
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