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    Still here, I will send a PM with my email.

    Still here, I will send a PM with my email.
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    I have had numerous problems with small engines...

    I have had numerous problems with small engines sitting with ethanol gas. Over time the gas absorbs water, ethanal dissolves a lot of stuff, and the jets in the carb plug. Requires a full carb...
  3. Is that a pillow block with a spider in it? ...

    Is that a pillow block with a spider in it?


    Pillow block housing with bearing removed. Then bored out for installation of a ball bearing unit on each side. Machined spindle inside the...
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    I have a set of match BMG chamber reamers and...

    I have a set of match BMG chamber reamers and headspace gauges that I would sell, but getting them across the US/Canada border puts them out of your reach. A shame, as I am starting to liquidate my...
  6. Always full disassembly. And a full degrease...

    Always full disassembly. And a full degrease in solvent.


    Otherwise you have a barreled action full of glass beads. Cannot get them totally out when the barrel is in the receiver.

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  7. I use glass potters beads in my blast cabinet. ...

    I use glass potters beads in my blast cabinet. Do not use any type of abrasive.

    For a perfect Match, disassemble the receiver and blast it along with the barrel.

    Note the barrel threads are...
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    Best laugh I have had in years.

    Best laugh I have had in years.
  9. Amazing what a guy can do with a bread pan and a...

    Amazing what a guy can do with a bread pan and a hunk of red rubber gasket material.

    The hole in the rubber is a snug fit on the reamer shank.

    Most chips drop out in the pan. There is a fine...
  10. If the pilots are retained by a screw, do this: ...

    If the pilots are retained by a screw, do this:

    The flutes on PTG reamers extend to the tip if the reamer, allowing plenty of flow under the bushing if you notch the screw. This is why I buy PTG...
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    Try Forums - Bladesmith's Forum Board...

    Try Forums - Bladesmith's Forum Board they know anvils
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    This ebay link says a type N battery. Scroll...

    This ebay link says a type N battery. Scroll down to the specs.

    Precision Electronic Edge Finder With LED And Beep CNC Milling Lathe Machining | eBay
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    When I bought my 13x40 in 1981 the thread dial...

    When I bought my 13x40 in 1981 the thread dial gear was wrong, think it was a 28. The dealer gave me a 32 it worked fine. 8 tpi leadscrew.
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    Go to 24hourcampfire, hit the gunsmithing area,...

    Go to 24hourcampfire, hit the gunsmithing area, ask for gunsmiths in CO.
  15. Shaft protectors. Made from an assortment of...

    Shaft protectors. Made from an assortment of copper pipe and copper sheet. A slot on one side.

    https://i.imgur.com/9CdbIOs.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/N8xkH4x.jpg

    Larger items have a strip...
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    Darn this is an old thread! My old school...

    Darn this is an old thread!

    My old school methods below. This ain't benchrest work folks, just an old pig shooter for the boys down in Georgia to carry behind the seat of the 1951 Chevy pickup.
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    If you have a good duplicator, properly set up,...

    If you have a good duplicator, properly set up, and the correct tooling, you do not need a finishing step with a CNC router.

    https://i.imgur.com/mN9F4AI.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/PJB62ch.jpg
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    [email protected] Les Brooks email He is...

    [email protected] Les Brooks email

    He is in his 80's and tours around in a RV so he may be difficult to find.
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    Nice drawings are a good thing, but you still...

    Nice drawings are a good thing, but you still have to go through the exercise of making a prototype and changing things until the stock fits. There is more art than science to making a good fitting...
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    The NorthStar is a good, heavy, accurate machine....

    The NorthStar is a good, heavy, accurate machine. Needs some modification and custom tooling made for the gunstock work. I will put up a link if anyone wants to see how they work.
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    By hand as the previous poster said. Or modify...

    By hand as the previous poster said.

    Or modify an old stock. Add wood, use bondo, to get the stock to your desired dimensions. I have maybe 50 patterns, the ones in the photo below are the...
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    The Les Brooks duplicator is a good one, he has a...

    The Les Brooks duplicator is a good one, he has a video also. Get in touch with him, he is a master gun builder and stock maker.

    Brooks duplicator below:

    https://i.imgur.com/2yHQIaw.jpg?1...
  23. Corrosion X Heavy Duty. We salt water...

    Corrosion X Heavy Duty. We salt water boaters use it on anything that remotely thinks about rusting. I even spray the leaf springs on the trailer as the trailer is dunked in salt water each...
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    Back to boring bars: Just make then! Easy as...

    Back to boring bars: Just make then! Easy as pie.

    https://i.imgur.com/II8ZRyw.jpg?1

    And for a small threading bar, grind from a 1/2" square tool bit. Piece of cake.

    The shims are for...
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    Nice chest. Would be an easy restore. Maybe...

    Nice chest. Would be an easy restore. Maybe stained oak?

    I like it so much that I am thinking of printing the photos, making a drawing, and building an identical one for my stock making tools.
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