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    Jackie said the 2 carriages allow them to cut two...

    Jackie said the 2 carriages allow them to cut two diameters at the same time. I believe they have 2 lathes that have a longer bed than this one.
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    When my Grandson played football for WVU, when we...

    When my Grandson played football for WVU, when we walked around
    stadium, The sidewalk was 3" different in height side to side. The only place in the World that you were always walking uphill.
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    Harold Broughton sold Kenny his machines years...

    Harold Broughton sold Kenny his machines years ago when he (Harold) bought new stuff. I don't think Kenny's or anybody else's barrels are .0003 from bore center to OD. Most are contoured between...
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    He is a good guy, but was to far behind for my...

    He is a good guy, but was to far behind for my project. Dennis was 2 months.
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    They have a few big lathes. The one they sent...

    They have a few big lathes. The one they sent back to Chicago was a LeBlond. They make and repair the propeller shafts for large tugboats.
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    I do have one in 45-70 and am finishing a 22rf. I...

    I do have one in 45-70 and am finishing a 22rf. I kinda like them.
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    It would only matter if you are chambering in the...

    It would only matter if you are chambering in the steady. If chambering through the headstock you indicate the bore and not the OD. Only time I check the OD is at the muzzle after threading and...
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    Sir, the custom barrels that I use are gun...

    Sir, the custom barrels that I use are gun drilled, reamed. and finished with a specialized Sunnen hone before rifling. Form fault? I was circumcised as an infant. As mentioned, you could chamber by...
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    Just got my #2 Rolling Block back from Dennis...

    Just got my #2 Rolling Block back from Dennis Earhardt. He relined it as a 32-20 as it was originally. It shoots very well.
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    Unloading a larege lathe

    A friend just had his new to him lathe delivered and he leveled and took any twist out.
    Our New Lathe Arrived This Morning.
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    You could do that after setting the barrel back....

    You could do that after setting the barrel back. The headspace is shorter on a AI chamber. I would not object finishing by hand with a hand job.
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    OK sir, I just indicated a barrel in the...

    OK sir, I just indicated a barrel in the headstock. I duplicated what you mentioned. It didn't bend the barrel. If it had, a Deltronic pin would not have slipped through the bore. My Deltronic pins...
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    You might want to rethink this. If you check it...

    You might want to rethink this. If you check it as you posted the screws on the left hand side of the headstock will allow the barrel to pivot and the weight of the barrel on the end of the headstock...
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    Don't know where my previous post disappeared....

    Don't know where my previous post disappeared.
    Member said it was a Remington 700. They are hammerforged. He could warp it if using chuckjaws, but if he chambers as I, a cathead on each end of the...
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    TD, I want to think he was indicating a factory...

    TD, I want to think he was indicating a factory hammer forged barrel. If that is the case it was not cut with a reamer.
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    TD, As I read it when he indicates the bore at...

    TD, As I read it when he indicates the bore at the muzzle and the bore at the breech and they are coax or concentric to each other and then the chamber runs out .008". Correct me if I read it wrong.
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    If I read his original post properly he measured...

    If I read his original post properly he measured the bore at the muzzle and 1/4" beyond the chamber. That indicates to me that he had it in the headstock. He said set up like this the chamber was out...
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    PT&G has been terribly slow the last few years...

    PT&G has been terribly slow the last few years and messing the orders up.
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    I'll disagree a little. Assuming you are...

    I'll disagree a little. Assuming you are indicated coaxial with the bore and prebore to straighten your non concentric bore, your reamer bushing-pilot is superfluous. Your reamer will follow your...
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    Steve, he said it was a factory Remington barrel....

    Steve, he said it was a factory Remington barrel. They are not indicated in to chamber. They are hammerforged.
    I also think he said he indicated the breech and the bore and that is how he found...
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    300 sniper, I believe he said the chamber was not...

    300 sniper, I believe he said the chamber was not coaxial to the bore.
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    I will add that Jackie and his 2 brothers own a...

    I will add that Jackie and his 2 brothers own a shop in Houston that makes or repairs propeller shafts for large tug boats and other ocean going vessels
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    Bean, I don't think we know enough about the old...

    Bean, I don't think we know enough about the old barrel to make an honest opinion. Is it a factory hammerforged barrel or other. It also depends on what chambering method is used.
    I understand your...
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    If you run the reamer in with the bushing the...

    If you run the reamer in with the bushing the reamer will follow the old chamber. Do the Valkyrie by indicating the throat and pre bore about .250 deep with a short solid carbide boring bar. Now run...
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    A shooting friends new lathe

    We Just Purchased A “New” Lathe
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