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    I recently rebarreled a Blackhawk. I made a frame...

    I recently rebarreled a Blackhawk. I made a frame wrench by building a shallow dam of aluminum, holding the frame in it vertically and filling with Cerrocast low temp compound. The dam was in two...
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    Actually, it is a five screw. The fifth screw is...

    Actually, it is a five screw. The fifth screw is forward of the trigger guard. It is a pre- model 36, Chief's Special, flat latch. Manufactured starting 1951, fifth screw eliminated in 1953.

    The...
  3. That is not a countersink, it is a 90* chamfer...

    That is not a countersink, it is a 90* chamfer cutter.

    HSS – KEO Cutters
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    The Unimat or the Grizzly would be the best...

    The Unimat or the Grizzly would be the best choices of the four. The Griz does have a three jaw chuck and, if complete, should provide basic threading and turning capabilities. The Unimat does not...
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    While not optimum, I see no reason that lathe...

    While not optimum, I see no reason that lathe cannot be used for that purpose. The simplest chambering reamer to make is the D-reamer, but fluted reamers are well within the abilities of the home...
  6. Since you appear clever enough to look up my...

    Since you appear clever enough to look up my profile, you should be clever enough to quote it properly. It does not say tool salesman.

    I don't understand what relevance my earning capacity has to...
  7. Still nothing but BS. If you cannot offer...

    Still nothing but BS. If you cannot offer anything of substantive value, why bother flapping your gums. Your checkbook approach to gunsmithing adds nothing to your knowledge, which obviously stopped...
  8. The thread is typical of many on this forum. A...

    The thread is typical of many on this forum. A guy asks if something can be done at the expense of a few dollars and a couple of hours of shop time and, in the process, add to his skills and return a...
  9. The OP didn't say anything about using the gun...

    The OP didn't say anything about using the gun for self defense or any other purpose, just that he had interest in returning it to a functional condition. That can likely be accomplished by lining. A...
  10. The OP asked if it was possible for someone with...

    The OP asked if it was possible for someone with his equipment and skill level to install a liner, not whether it was worth doing in someone's opinion or questioning the adequacy of the 25 ACP..
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  11. TJ Liners sells liners by the inch, $4.75/inch...

    TJ Liners sells liners by the inch, $4.75/inch last time I looked, plus shipping. He has .25ACP liners, 7/16" OD.

    Phone number is 859-635-5560. You have to call to confirm in stock and shipping...
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    Why don't you go to the Sarco site and find out...

    Why don't you go to the Sarco site and find out for yourself?
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    I converted a 336 to 219 Zipper, but could not...

    I converted a 336 to 219 Zipper, but could not get it to function properly. Finally converted it back to 30-30 and sold it.

    I did successfully convert a post 64 model 94 to 219 Zipper. Refitted it...
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    About a year ago, there was a series of videos on...

    About a year ago, there was a series of videos on building a replica 1873 colt from scratch. The builder reverse engineered a revolver and went from there. There were 15 well done videos of 15-20...
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    Why screw around with 22RF? Just bump up the...

    Why screw around with 22RF? Just bump up the dimensions of the plans and go for 45 Colt. Or for those not equipped to machine one, put this on your Christmas list;

    Gatling Gun 45lc Full Scale Live...
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    During the Civil War, at least, it happened with...

    During the Civil War, at least, it happened with enough frequency that a there are several on display at some of the battlefields. These are mid-air collisions;...
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    I built an 80% 1911 when SARCO was selling the...

    I built an 80% 1911 when SARCO was selling the paperweight frames for $25.00. Slide was a rough casting from then, parts kit was also theirs. They have frames and builders kits available for far less...
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    Upper Missouri Trading Co. offers Hepburn casting...

    Upper Missouri Trading Co. offers Hepburn casting sets, either castings or partially machined kits.

    http://www.uppermotradingco.com/
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    Rodney Storie has his casting sets listed on eBay...

    Rodney Storie has his casting sets listed on eBay along with some other singleshot parts.

    rdstorie4477 | eBay
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    It is rather obvious g r doesn't have any idea of...

    It is rather obvious g r doesn't have any idea of what a gun drill is.

    That said, if you are going to ream the hole after drilling, a slightly smaller hole probably will not present any problems....
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    Strange, i received an e-mail from him on...

    Strange, i received an e-mail from him on Tuesday. He can also be contacted by PM on the ASSRA website. ASSRA is the American Single Shot Rifle Association, a very worthwhile site to and associaton...
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    Rodney Storie has a few action kits currently...

    Rodney Storie has a few action kits currently available. Some include drawings, some not. He can be contacted at rodney477(at)yahoo.com for his list.
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    Sarco has 1911 frame castings for double stack...

    Sarco has 1911 frame castings for double stack frames in a variety of styles. They sell Para Ordinance frames as well. Parts to complete are available as kits or individually. I built a 1911 from one...
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    Thanks for that information. My previous link to...

    Thanks for that information. My previous link to AOP is dead. Their prices and shipping are more reasonable.
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    Thanks for the link. I didn't realize AOP had...

    Thanks for the link. I didn't realize AOP had changed hands. I would be interested in knowing if the drawings furnished enough detail for making a model. The price is not bad if the drawings are...
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