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    Opening the bolt face will remove the recess for...

    Opening the bolt face will remove the recess for the factory extractor. Then the only choice is a Sako or M-16 extractor. This compromises the "3-rings of steel" feature that Rem touts as an...
  2. This stuff is supposed to do the trick. I have...

    This stuff is supposed to do the trick. I have not used it. https://www.slip2000.com/slip2000_carbon_killer.php

    RWO
  3. Thread: DIY Magnaporting

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    You can fill the bore if you like, but...

    You can fill the bore if you like, but unnecessary. Any burrs are not going to survive the first shot.


    RWO
  4. Thread: Aluminium question

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    Just go ahead and make the bolt all steel. You...

    Just go ahead and make the bolt all steel. You need a steel bolt head and also a steel extraction cam on the back end.
    Since the bolt is essentially a hollow tube, the weight penalty of an all...
  5. Thread: Nickle Plating

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    Welcome to TechPlate, Inc. Firearms Page...

    Welcome to TechPlate, Inc. Firearms Page and Gun Refinishing | Case Hardening | Crystal River, FL - Ford's Custom Gun Refinishing do old style bright nickel. Many shops do electroless nickel but...
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    A Timney Springfield trigger will fit a 1917...

    A Timney Springfield trigger will fit a 1917 Enfield. You might need to add metal to the bottom of the Enfield cocking piece so it will reach the Timney sear face. A piece of good steel silver...
  7. Thread: Gear set for M13x1

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    You need to ask this question here: General...

    You need to ask this question here: General

    RWO
  8. Thread: Hammer Steel

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    S7 tool steel is a good candidate of the common...

    S7 tool steel is a good candidate of the common alloy steels. It is formulated to resist shock and is pretty easy to heat treat : Tool Steel | S7 Shock Resisting Tool Steel | S7 Steel

    RWO
  9. Thread: 22 Spítfire AR

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    https://www.80percentarms.com/20-lower-blank-ar-15...

    https://www.80percentarms.com/20-lower-blank-ar-15-lower-receiver-forging/
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    This company makes this one:...

    This company makes this one: https://www.wingtactical.com/firearm-parts/ar-15/buffer-buffer-tubes/buffers/armaspec-ar-15-sound-mitigation-buffer-system-smb/ Low price compared to JP.

    RWO
  11. Air gun barrels are soft steel so a burr is...

    Air gun barrels are soft steel so a burr is always going to be present. I would machine a soft copper or brass rod to a taper somewhat less than the one existing and tap it into the throat of the...
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    If nothing works, try a fish hook bent to reach...

    If nothing works, try a fish hook bent to reach into hole. Cut the point shorter if needed to allow barb to reach top spring coil.

    RWO
  13. Thinking out of the box, cutting the bearing...

    Thinking out of the box, cutting the bearing bores would seem a natural for wire EDM. Dead straight, all the same dia. no tooling but wire and the machine. Easy fixturing since no cutting forces....
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    The last general gunsmithing book worthy of the...

    The last general gunsmithing book worthy of the name was "Gunsmithing" by Roy Dunlap first published in the early 50's. It is really out of date because the arms covered in detail are no longer in...
  15. Thread: Best 80& receiver

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    Of the ones I have seen there seems to be little...

    Of the ones I have seen there seems to be little difference in brands since there are only a handful of actual makers and the market is highly competitive. The main difference I have seen is whether...
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    Is this it? No.4 MK1 Foresight Protector Screw...

    Is this it? No.4 MK1 Foresight Protector Screw
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    Roy Dunlap's book, "Gunsmithing" contains the...

    Roy Dunlap's book, "Gunsmithing" contains the procedure and shows the tool. I have read that it is online.


    RWO
  18. Thread: Rust Bluing Fun

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    Degreasing is not a problem with this modern...

    Degreasing is not a problem with this modern version of the old rust bluing formulas:Laurel Mountain Forge
    I have used it for many years with very good results. You can barehand the parts when...
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    I suggest you try something a little less...

    I suggest you try something a little less complicated for your first effort. Maybe make a Glock slide for a commercial 80% frame to get an idea of what is involved. Making a Luger from scratch...
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    DOM does not denote strength. It is an acronym...

    DOM does not denote strength. It is an acronym for "drawn over mandrel" tubing. I would guess that ordinary 01 drill rod would be strong enough since reaming doesn't remove very much material. If...
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    Also here: Alloy - Micro Fasteners...

    Also here: Alloy - Micro Fasteners
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    If you rust blue with Laurel Mountain Forge...

    If you rust blue with Laurel Mountain Forge Barrel Brown and Degreaser, you will not have problems with oil contamination.
    Laurel Mountain Forge

    You can barehand apply the solution, boil and card...
  23. The shops that hard chrome guns offer deplating...

    The shops that hard chrome guns offer deplating service. One I used some years ago is Metaloy, Industries - Professional Gun Finishing - hard chrome, blue and polymer finish According to this...
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    17-4PH at H1025 is about RC 38 and machines...

    17-4PH at H1025 is about RC 38 and machines nicely.

    RWO
  25. The only practical way to remove hard chrome...

    The only practical way to remove hard chrome without a carbide reamer is honing or lapping. Trying to bore it out on a lathe is asking for trouble. BTW there is no nickel undercoat and the chrome...
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