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    I'd have to agree that it's not worth futzing...

    I'd have to agree that it's not worth futzing with. Easiest way to get something you're confident in would be to change the barrel.

    -Ron
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    Dang, if I wasn't half way across the country...

    Dang, if I wasn't half way across the country I'd buy be calling on that in a second.

    Rats! :(

    -Ron
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    Really? Using MM prices then, his price for...

    Really? Using MM prices then, his price for pre-cut and delivered tubing looks pretty reasonable. What's your time worth?

    JMHO

    -Ron
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    Your method of measuring can be the source of a...

    Your method of measuring can be the source of a lot of that discrepancy. I would probably set the casting on a a surface plate and use a height gauge to measure to the rifling. At the very least I...
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    Also a bit below center line. :confused: :D ...

    Also a bit below center line. :confused: :D

    -Ron
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    What is wrong with rivets or nuts/bolts? -Ron

    What is wrong with rivets or nuts/bolts?

    -Ron
  7. Have you considered possibly filing fraud charges...

    Have you considered possibly filing fraud charges against the company. If you have a receipt, proof that you paid, etc. and they have not delivered you may be able to contact the local constabulary...
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    Love it! The perfect "home defense" weapon. :D ...

    Love it! The perfect "home defense" weapon. :D

    -Ron
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    This is the place I always start with: Surplus...

    This is the place I always start with:

    Surplus Center

    Hope that helps,

    -Ron
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    A LOT of "machine ignorance" in this part of the...

    A LOT of "machine ignorance" in this part of the country. There just aren't a whole lot of machines to begin with and very few have training/knowledge of them. You'd think that the internet would...
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    Landis lathe information

    A Landis 12" x 40" lathe showed up on my local Craig's List and while the name kind of "rings a bell" I don't know if/or remember ever seeing one.

    The price is kind of OUT there as well. Here is...
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    Here's a reproduction on ebay - South Bend Lathe...

    Here's a reproduction on ebay - South Bend Lathe cutter bit grinding gage reproduction! | eBay

    -Ron
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    I like the "retro" look of it though. :D -Ron

    I like the "retro" look of it though. :D

    -Ron
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    You can try and write your contracts that way but...

    You can try and write your contracts that way but enforcement of the contract is the problem. Is it going to be worth it to hire a lawyer to try and pursue payment? Is it small enough to try and...
  15. Well, in his defense, his location is listed as...

    Well, in his defense, his location is listed as California.... :D

    -Ron
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    I would write the bid in two parts, the first...

    I would write the bid in two parts, the first part would be for 10 pieces but contain all your setup and programming costs, the second part would be for the subsequent delivery of the the remain...
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    I really have no idea but the first thing that...

    I really have no idea but the first thing that comes to mind is cabinet production - a way to drill holes for wooden dowels to fit cabinets/furniture together.

    FWIW

    -Ron
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    They really are a fairly simple system. ...

    They really are a fairly simple system. Hopefully he'll elaborate on what kinds of problems he was having.

    Like the rest of you, I wouldn't be without my Kurt and Servos.

    -Ron
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    I suppose it depends on your shop and as mine is...

    I suppose it depends on your shop and as mine is a "one man" shop using manual machines which sounds like what the OP might have. My time savings on using a power draw bar on my mill is roughly...
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    There are a lot of Pneumatic Air valves out there...

    There are a lot of Pneumatic Air valves out there that you may be able to use. Just make sure their seals are "oil friendly".

    Couple of examples:
    ...
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    Take a look at this thread to see if it's...

    Take a look at this thread to see if it's solution would work for you:

    How to Remove a Stuck Chuck -- Tutorial

    Hope it helps,

    -Ron
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    Ditto! There is no way that the pressure will be...

    Ditto! There is no way that the pressure will be "contained" with that setup. There is a reason that guns use breeches/bolts that are solid or locked up tight to prevent getting a face full of the...
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    I don't believe there would be an issue with...

    I don't believe there would be an issue with that. While not common black powder cartridge rifles are still being built for the .50-90 Sharps . It shoots a .512" bullet and is not considered a...
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    They can still turn brown and stink. It just...

    They can still turn brown and stink. It just takes longer. :D

    -Ron
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    The Lyman Electronic Digital Trigger Pull Gauge...

    The Lyman Electronic Digital Trigger Pull Gauge has been working well for me. LYMAN ELECTRONIC TRIGGER PULL GAUGE | Brownells


    -Ron
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