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    Before I did any polishing, I would do some...

    Before I did any polishing, I would do some measuring.
    This sort of info is available at the SAAMI website.

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    I love it. Push the boundaries. Thanks for...

    I love it.
    Push the boundaries.
    Thanks for sharing.
  3. Many of my projects are done with make shift...

    Many of my projects are done with make shift tools.
    My approach would be to dig in my pile of long drill rods. Most of which are purchased at auctions and garage sales.
    Then I would chuck it in...
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    My understanding is that the smaller the bullet...

    My understanding is that the smaller the bullet exit hole, the more effective the brake will be.
    Ideally, just large enough to let the bullet pass without touching.
    The problem with commercial...
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    Thank you. I was uncertain about the...

    Thank you. I was uncertain about the transferability of a newly made STEN.
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    My understanding of the regulations is that with...

    My understanding of the regulations is that with a proper manufacturers license, one could build a STEN, Thompson or M-16 etc.

    They may not be readily sold to the public. Law enforcement is an...
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    Why all the negativity? I'm an American, so my...

    Why all the negativity?
    I'm an American, so my first question would be what are the laws in your country?
    In America this is a popular, and legal build.
    Yes, it is better to get the proper...
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    The standard procedure for bloggers is if you...

    The standard procedure for bloggers is if you don't like the answers to your question, you repost the question and hope for a different response.

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    My first lathe was a Flather 1879 over head belt...

    My first lathe was a Flather 1879 over head belt drive.
    I now have an Atlas. The milling attachment is basically a vice.

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    In theory, would it be possible to convert a...

    In theory, would it be possible to convert a blank cartridge to fire a small bullet?

    Yes. Blanks are used to propel grenades, harpoons and nails.
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    The BATFE can supply you with a list of Licensed...

    The BATFE can supply you with a list of Licensed Manufacturers in your area. They aren't as rare as you might imagine.
    Or you could machine it yourself.
    For a pistol, a small hobby lathe would...
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    I believe that the .30 Luger was the parent case...

    I believe that the .30 Luger was the parent case for the 9mm Parabellum, so you might be able to use a 9mm breech block.
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    This project is much like trying to build a daily...

    This project is much like trying to build a daily commuter around an old Yugo engine.
  14. I suppose that someone thought that the picture...

    I suppose that someone thought that the picture of a rifle must be removed from the internet.
    Don't worry. They have your best interests at heart.
    They are the Liberals.
    They come from the...
  15. Is it just me, or is the Imgur image no longer...

    Is it just me, or is the Imgur image no longer available?
  16. Mausers were made in many parts of the world for...

    Mausers were made in many parts of the world for many different countries. Yours is Chinese.
  17. Pictures always help. Not all .44s are the same...

    Pictures always help.
    Not all .44s are the same caliber.
    If someone has center punched the cylinders, you may have additional issues.
    Proceed with caution.
    Take lots of measurements.
    And...
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    I believe that the pressure is the same...

    I believe that the pressure is the same throughout the chamber.
  19. This contributes to flame cutting, and creates...

    This contributes to flame cutting, and creates unsafe pressures in the cylinder.
  20. What are the typical gaps and pressure...

    What are the typical gaps and pressure differentials for a labyrinth seal?
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    You are correct- from a ballistician's point of...

    You are correct- from a ballistician's point of view.
    But the ballistician takes a back seat to others in many cases.

    The machinist/manufacturer may just want to know what length of barrel to...
  22. Check into rehab. Sorry Benjamin, now you...

    Check into rehab.

    Sorry Benjamin, now you know what we have to deal with.
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    I believe I have found the source of my...

    I believe I have found the source of my confusion.

    There are two parties interested in barrel length.
    The manufacturers and consumers in one camp and the regulators in another.

    I was...
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    1) What makes you think it doesn't. 2) Why...

    1) What makes you think it doesn't.
    2) Why should it be?
    3) "The bullet doesn't start from the breech face." has no bearing on the topic.
  25. There are times when a .22 has a worn out barrel....

    There are times when a .22 has a worn out barrel.
    This can be repaired by running a drill down the length of the worn barrel and inserting a new liner.
    It is possible to use this type of liner as...
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